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Evoluent Vertical Mouse

Evoluent Vertical Mouse
alaScore 90

1842 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1842 reviews of Evoluent Vertical Mouse. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Views about the durability and size are overall positive. The design and usability also get good views. There are some negative comments about the reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Evoluent Vertical Mouse is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Evoluent Vertical Mouse

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 100 user reviews of Evoluent Vertical Mouse from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the durability and design. The size and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability and price.

usability, size, design, durability

price, reliability

96% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 Wireless - Right HandedEvoluent VerticalMouse - Right HandedEvoluent VMOUS4RS Right Handed VerticalMouse - Small

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Evoluent Vertical Mouse

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1140 user reviews of Evoluent Vertical Mouse from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.com. People really like the design. The usability also gets good reviews. The durability and size get mixed comments, and there are some critical views about the reliability.

usability, design

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 "Regular Size" Right Hand (model # VM4R) - USB WiredEvoluent VerticalMouse 4 Right Wireless VM4RWEvoluent VM4R VerticalMouse 4 USB Right Hand Handshake Grip Mouse, Silver/Black

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 for Mac (Right-Hand)

 

The Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 for Mac gets an Apple-inspired makeover, with a sleek black shell and the freedom of Bluetooth.

Ergonomic design. Multiple buttons for broad functionality

Glossy finish. Not everyone will appreciate the handshake grip. Mac only

Once you've seen the VerticalMouse, you don't mistake it for anything else. The Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 for Mac (Right-Hand)—part of Evoluent's series of ergonomic mice—is designed to put your hand, wrist, and forearm into a neutral handshake...

Mar, 2013
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Expert review by: Natalie Shoemaker (pcmag.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 4 Small

 

The Evoluent VerticalMouse's form factor is different, but don't let that turn you off—this mouse will give you one of the most comfortable navigation experiences around.

Ergonomic, comfortable design. Plug-and-play capabilities. On-the-fly dpi switching. Customizable software

Plastic tends to attract a little grime. Customizable user interface could look cleaner

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 3

 

The Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 offers the benefits of an ergonomic mouse and the features of a gaming mouse. Consider its price a long-term investment, but just stay conscious of using it as vertically as possible.

Ergonomic and familiar shape. five buttons. four dpi levels. helpful software

Still requires slight grip and turn of the hand. thumb and bottom-right button easy to press by accident. no lefty version available

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Robyn Peterson (pcmag.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 2 Optical

 
Nov, 2004

Expert review by: Tim Hanlon (gizmag.com)

Review: Evoluent VerticalMouse 4

 

While the future of the human–computer interaction is looking more promising by the day, for every Leap Motion or Oculus Rift in the wild, there's still millions of people who rely on a mouse to do their job – a device that by its very nature forces...

Highly recommended. Anyone who does long periods in front of the computer, and especially those who experience discomfort or pain in their mousing wrist or forearm, needs to get hold of one of these.

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: ilene Hoffman, Reviews Editor (electronista.com)

Review: Evoluent VerticalMouse 4

 

An ergonomic and comfortable mouse.

Seven mouse controls ; Rests for thumb and little finger ; Right and left versions of regular sized mouse ; Convenient speed control ; Comfortable grip

No Macintosh software yet ; No left version of small sized mouse ; Not good for fast mouse action games ; Seems fragile ; Needs regular cleaning ; Expensive

I am not a fan of the mouse that came with my iMac, so I’ve tried a variety of mice with varying success. I have small hands, size 7 to be exact, so most mice feel too big for me. My favorite mouse is the simple Mini Pro from Contour Design, but I ma

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: ilene Hoffman, Reviews Editor (macnn.com)

Review: Evoluent VerticalMouse 4

 

An ergonomic and comfortable mouse.

Seven mouse controls ; Rests for thumb and little finger ; Right and left versions of regular sized mouse ; Convenient speed control ; Comfortable grip

No Macintosh software yet ; No left version of small sized mouse ; Not good for fast mouse action games ; Seems fragile ; Needs regular cleaning ; Expensive

I am not a fan of the mouse that came with my iMac, so I’ve tried a variety of mice with varying success. I have small hands, size 7 to be exact, so most mice feel too big for me. My favorite mouse is the simple Mini Pro from Contour Design, but I ma

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Sean Gibson (gamingillustrated.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 Rev 2 (Review)

 

The Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 is an ergonomic masterpiece that represents one of the best possible long-term solutions you can buy for your computer.  It has a handshake-like grip that was developed by a team at the health services clinic at UC Berkeley...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Rik Myslewski (macworld.com)

Review: VerticalMouse 3 Wireless

 

Even if you're not experiencing pain from the unnatural forearm rotation required by traditional mice, the Evoluent VerticalMouse 3 Wireless will provide comfort and control you never anticipated. But it takes some getting used to.

When I first met the VerticalMouse, I thought it was a gimmick. First, it’s an odd-looking beast, somewhat resembling the dorsal fin of an obese shark. Second, it seemed to be a solution in search of a problem—after all, I’ve been mousing for over 30...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: The HL Staff (hardwarelogic.com)

Evoluent VerticalMouse 3

 

It's nothing out of the ordinary for HL staff to spend a ridiculous number of hours and frequently pull all-nighters in front of our computers. Did we also mention that we aren't exactly young sprouts either? As the years go by, those arm and wrist...

Well,the good news is that we survived the testing of the EvoluentVerticalMouse 3 without any trips to the emergency room. While weweren't actually able to get the VM3 tested by someone with major armor wrist issues, we were able to use and abuse this...

Jul, 2007

Product Specifications

The Evoluent VerticalMouse 2 has a patented new shape that supports your hand in a relaxed handshake position, eliminating the arm twisting required by ordinary mice. Once you experience the superior comfort, you will never want to use an ordinary mouse again!

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.6in
Height:3in
Width:3in

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC/Mac / PC / Unix
Manufacturer:Evoluent/Hypertec
Model:2
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Evoluent VerticalMouse

Input Device

Buttons Qty:5
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:External
Interface (DB):PS/2 / USB
Movement Detection Technology:Optical
Type:Mouse

Miscellaneous

Color:Black / Silver

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X / Linux / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows NT / Microsoft Windows XP / UNIX/Apple MacOS 9 / Apple MacOS X / Linux / Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP / UNIX/Apple MacOS X 10.0 or later / Linux / Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP / Microsoft Windows NT / UNIX
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