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Magic Mouse blues

OK. Here's the deal: I love my Magic Mouse. No, really… I do. Except as with any relationship, things are not always sunshine and lollies. Setting apart from issues with the lack of out-of-the-box middle click, I'll skip directly to the one issue that stands above all: The battery life. I realize that this doesn't affect all users but sure as fuck affects me. My mouse lasts approx. 4 days on one charge and because coincidence can be a real jerk sometimes, my battery usually runs out in worst moments imaginable.

This begs the question: should I continue to be in this love/hate relationship or should I look elsewhere? While keeping this in mind, there're is also the question of what to use in the meantime while the battery charges (it's okay, we agreed on seeing other people). After digging through my office, my eyes glazed upon something — a mouse that I've received as a promotional item in one of the hotels I've stayed in on my vacation in Egypt.


It could be because it's late Sunday afternoon, or it could be those beers I've had. Actually, it's probably both. Either way, I decided to take five minutes and write a quick review of this technologic marvel.

Now, before some of you (not you, but you) start jumping on me, here's a small disclaimer: This is meant as a joke. I'm obviously not seriously complaining about something that probably cost $2 to manufacture and what I've received as a promo gift.

With that of out of the way, let's have a closer look at this gem.

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Looking ahead now

It’s difficult to summarize last year since it has been a year of up and downs. My health have finally begun to improve in December and continues to improve with every single day. Since summer of 2009, I’ve been fighting my personal battle with severe depression and OCD that has left me literally paralyzed

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Custom new icons

Rather than completely changing the style and therefore possibly confusing users, I decided to keep the icons and their form familiar (with a few small exceptions) and only create a somewhat more polished higher-res version of iPhone’s default icons. Once complete, the entire set should also cover over 20 popular apps distributed through Cydia.

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