Hardware

Cracking open Microsoft's Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000

The scroll wheel

If there's a better invention since the scroll wheel was added to computer mice, many technology professionals would be hard pressed to tell you what it is.

Microsoft's invested heavily in its research and design efforts. This mouse, while manufactured in China, was designed in Redmond by Microsoft staff.

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Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...