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Use a wireless mouse as a remote control
Authored by: gunkmail on Jun 27, '06 05:58:54AM

Steermouse allows you to use the built in bluetooth on your powerbook. It then allows for configuration of all the buttons. It does seem silly to have to plug in a bluetooth receiver to have the mouse work with it's extra buttons.

Did you say that you used Logitech software on your Mac? I could not find Mac software for the MX900 on the logitech site.

If you want a good wireless remote just pick up an Griffin Airclick. It works with Frontrow and all other media applications. Griffin has just released "Proxi" which is a hotkey/device input manager allowing you to assign different tasks to each event. Worth checking out



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Use a wireless mouse as a remote control
Authored by: regulus on Jun 27, '06 07:10:21AM

Steermouse looks like a great product. It must be new though because I searched far and wide for a solution back in October 2004 when I got this mouse and certainly didn't find it.

I'm not sure it would have helped me with the jittery mouse behavior I was getting either. When the mouse was paired with Apple's BT module, the mouse jumped all over the place at random times. It wasn't until I paired the mouse with Logitech's software that the jittery behavior stopped. From reading postings at the time about this mouse many people experienced the jittery behavior. Also, you need to plug in Logitech's BT module to be able to charge the mouse anyway, so I don't see where there's a problem with plugging it in.

I'm tempted to try steermouse, but my set-up works now and I own USB Overdrive so I think I'll stick with what I've got.



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