Computer mice may slowly be replaced by touchpads and other touch sensitive devices but there is still a huge fan following for these extremely ergonomic devices that let us use computers in the easiest manner possible.
Like any other gadget, you could be quite sure that there are thousands of mice available around the world either customized or pimped to suit different tastes. However, there are also a number of product designers and artists who have created conceptual mice that defy all imaginations. Here are some of the coolest computer mice designs that we found online which are actual concepts, designs and some even really released.
This design was created by Art Lebedev, and must be one of the most postmodern designs ever created amongst gadgets. It looks simple, but pays homage to the symbol of computing, the mouse cursor.
Tarantula and Scorpion Mice
Tarantula and Scorpion Computer Mice speak for themselves, and could be a great way to scare away arachnophobics, and please the arachnophiliacs.
NES Controller Mouse
It has been a while since we used the NES, but it still feels like yesterday. The NES Controller Mouse brings back all those memories back in an instant.
Razer Mamba Wireless Laser Gaming Mouse
With its futuristic design, the Razer Mamba Wireless Laser Gaming Mouse is a great gadget concept that allows people to not just browse or use computer, but effectively play video games.
What could be better than reading a couple of Spidey comics, and then watching a rerun of a Spiderman flick? I will tell you what, the Superhero Mouse designs which feature Spiderman, Wolverine and more of your favorites.
Shark Mouse Concept
Alireza Haji and Mahbod Ashraf have designed this cool Shark Mouse which has been inspired by the movements of killer sharks. They are recyclable too, making them clean and green.
Titanium ID Mouse
Luxury and computer accessories do not usually go hand in hand. However, the Titanium ID mouse makes sure that those who crave for luxury in their gadgets are well satiated.
Mini Golf Mouse Pad
Golf lovers can rejoice, thanks to the Mini Golf Mouse Pad Set. The pad resembles golf courses, and the mouse is inspired by a golf ball. When you are tired of working on the computer, you could play “golf” on the mouse pad.
Using laptops is always convenient but the lack of numerical keypads on the right-hand side can be a cause for convenience. The Key Mouse is a great conceptual mouse that hides a numerical keypad within its body.
Those who have a sweet tooth will love the Chocolate Mouse for it would remind them of their most basic instincts. Unfortunately, it is not edible and you could only use it to work on the computer.
USB Multi-Touch Keypad
The USB Multi-Touch Keypad by Brando packs in features that would make you go WOW!. It lets you do many things that you could do on your laptop touchpad like tapping, magnifier, rotate, Zoom in, Zoom out, Vertical scroll, and Horizontal scroll.
Google Wireless mouse
Google is undoubtedly the most important company in the world of Internet. This Google Wireless Mouse pays tribute to the contributions made by the search engine to the development of Internet and technology.
AirMouse is a wearable mouse that comforts your hands. This radical mouse defies the conventional idea of a computer mouse.
Open Office Mouse
The Open Office Mouse would appeal to any computer savvy person for it comes with 18 buttons which would allow you to customize 52 key commands. It helps you work faster on your computer.
Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition
Video game lovers would know it is difficult if they are left handed. However, the Razer DeathAdder Left Hand Edition has been released just for the lefties who can’t use mainstream gaming mice.
Arty Logitech Art 3D Mouse
This Logitech Mouse has been designed by Tim Cooper, and it almost looks artistic. It features infrared technology and 3D input.
Ceramic Passion Mouse
Music lovers have long wanted gadgets that are dedicated to them. However, mice have usually been designed with gamers in mind. The Ceramic Passion Mouse is decidedly the choice for music lovers.
Japanese artist Hanaoka has created a mouse that is covered in grass. While there is no reason why a mouse should be covered in grass, it sure looks quite interesting.
3 In 1 Mouse
The 3 In 1 Mouse features a trackball mouse, USB hub, and even a numeric keypad. Those who multi-task would find it useful.
WeraMouse is an ergonomic mouse that can be used by people who specifically browse the Internet. It allows the user to use it from even an easy chair!
World of Warcraft Mouse
SteelSeries have unveiled the World of Warcraft Mouse which comes with a choice of 16 million illuminations. You would also find 130 predefined macros, 15 programmable buttons, and other great features.
Golf Club Driver Computer Mouse
Golf and being a geek do not go well together. However, if you are a geek and love golf as well, the Golf Club Driver Computer Mouse would be a great choice. It supports only the PS2.
Trypticon USB Laser Mouse
Trypticon USB Laser Mouse is an interesting mouse concept that shapeshifts into a Tyrannosaurus Rex. It is also inspired by the Transformers series.
Compact USB Wireless Mouse
USB Fever had unveiled an interesting mouse design that is compact, packed with features and quite efficient. It can be charged in just 2 hours.
These mice concepts indicate that the future for mouse lovers is bright. The touch-sensitive technology would only propel the mouse’s success, but will not replace the mouse.