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Microsoft L2 Sculpt Touch Mouse 6PL-00003 Gray 3 Buttons Touch Scroll Bluetooth Wireless BlueTrack Mouse
  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Fairly innovative and unique design
Comfortable shape and good weight.
Very easy to set up.

Cons: Difficult to click.
Not accurate.
Touch strip is somewhat finicky.

Other Thoughts: I was initially excited about this mouse, but that excitement faded extremely quickly after attempting to use it. This was due primarily to the mouse's abysmal clicking action.

I have found that I need to press quite forcefully on a front end of the mouse to register a click; unfortunately, it is possible for the mouse button to click without the click registering, and I found that this occurred about 50% of the time.

Due solely to this issue, I would not recommend this mouse.

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Intel Core i7 8GB 256GB SSD HDD 13.3
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Good screen resolution
Thin and light
Durable body with a quality field
Awesome hinge
Excellent keyboard.

Cons: Vent gets slightly hot in tablet mode
Occasional loud fan noises (at least loud comparable to the normal total silence, anyway).

Other Thoughts: I was looking for an all around laptop: I wanted to be able to use it as my main computer for work for a few months while also having a computer capable of general entertainment functions. I also needed it to be very portable. This computer performs awesomely at all three tasks.

I had read that on some yoga models, the realtek wifi chip has trouble maintaining a connection. I am happy to report that thus far, the realtek chip in this laptop has given me no problems.

I was also concerned about working on windows 8, as I use a large number of fairly specialized programs. Fortunately, windows 8 works just fine - maybe even a little bit faster. Two other things that greatly help with getting work done are the excellent keyboard and the good screen resolution (compared to many other laptops). The keyboard is a really high point - it took absolutely no time to adjust to it the keyboard the first time I used it.

I don't really like touch pads much at all, but this one seems fairly good - though to get anything done I would still use a mouse. The touch screen is quite nice however; using the computer as a tablet feels very natural, and the touch screen, to my surprise, is useful even when in laptop mode.

I was hoping to be able to play a few games on the computer, and was expecting to only really be able to handle lightweight games... fortunately that does not seem to be the case. With 8 GB of RAM and an i7, Civ 5 runs quite well.

Bottom line: this was a great purchase, and I envision using it for quite a while - first as a desktop replacement and work computer, and in the future as a household tablet/entertainment computer and as a traveling presentation computer.


Morgan K.'s Profile

Display Name: Morgan K.

Date Joined: 07/05/07

  • Reviews: 2
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 06/08/13
  • Last Review: 06/08/13
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