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Weekend of October 5, 2018 – Hour 3

Tech News and Commentary

Dave and the team discuss an Amazon and Getty partnership, privacy, WWW inventor news, pet cams and treats, robotic construction workers (video below), Red Dead Redemption, and more.


Penny in Windsor, Ontario listens on AM800 CKLW and asked: “I’m quadriplegic and have the use of one hand. I am very into gaming. I play World of Warcraft and Diablo 3. Since I am left-handed and can only use the mouse and rarely the keyboard unless I let go of the mouse, is there a better mouse than I have for left-handed. I’m using a Logitech. Don’t know the number but it has the side keys on both sides. It’s frustrating for me because when the mouse goes, there’s limited options to get another one that works for me. “


Penny, there are plenty of companies that make left handed mice, and many models have side buttons like the kind you want.

Depending on how you can most comfortably use your hand, you may appreciate something like an Evoulent VerticalMouse, as you can probably imagine, your hand rests on it’s side when you use it, rather than flat and parallel to the table.

You may appreciate something like an Evoulent VerticalMouse

Elecom also makes a left handed mouse with side buttons and a built in trackpad that you may find convenient if you want more options to move your cursor or characters around.

Azio makes what it calls an ambidextrous mouse, which may appeal to you because it has buttons on both sides that you can customize.

Those are all obscure names, but as a gamer you must know Razer and they make several left handed gaming mice.

Unfortunately, like you’ve discovered and confirmed over the years, most manufacturers focus heavily on the majority of users, and that majority is right handed. Between you being left handed and wanting a gaming mouse with side buttons, you’re probably going to have to do some digging to find the perfect model that will fit your needs.


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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

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