Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

Playing the Darth Vader to Apple's pristinely white Magic Mouse, the Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse ($70) is a funny-looking, ergonomically-sound pointing device. The flexible palm rest allows you to flatten the mouse to turn it off and make it more suitable for packing, while the metallic middle strip lets you perform Apple-esque gestures to quickly and easily move around your documents, and a teeny-tiny transceiver keeps clutter to a minimum.

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