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Old 05-12-2018, 10:07 AM
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any disadvantage to Bluetooth? New laptop has Bluetooth 4.1, and I also need a new portable mouse. Would just assume not tie up a USB port unnecessarily.
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any disadvantage to Bluetooth? New laptop has Bluetooth 4.1, and I also need a new portable mouse. Would just assume not tie up a USB port unnecessarily.
might not be the same with yours, but I have to reconnect the Bluetooth mouse every time my laptop gets shut down. Dongle style it’s just working
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Old 05-12-2018, 10:20 AM
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I use the Logitech MX Master (blutooth) my laptop with no issues.
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I use bluetooth for mouse and dongle at home and work...no issues.
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might not be the same with yours, but I have to reconnect the Bluetooth mouse every time my laptop gets shut down. Dongle style it’s just working
Your setup is broken.

Bluetooth mouse should work/act just like a wireless mouse with the USB adapter.
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Thanks y’all. Going to give the BT a try.
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I assume the mouse with a dongle is a male?
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Bluetooth falls asleep and takes a few seconds to wake
the dongle is instant. My mouse is Bluetooth but my keyboard required a dongle so I combined both on the same dongle. Since Logitech updated the unifying software syncing dongles to the same Moise is easy

I have the mx anywhere and I like the rechargable battery
The USB cable plugs in at the front which is nice compared to the Apple mighty mouse that plugs in the underside making it unusable during charging
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Originally Posted by fjmaverick View Post
Bluetooth falls asleep and takes a few seconds to wake
the dongle is instant. My mouse is Bluetooth but my keyboard required a dongle so I combined both on the same dongle. Since Logitech updated the unifying software syncing dongles to the same Moise is easy

I have the mx anywhere and I like the rechargable battery
The USB cable plugs in at the front which is nice compared to the Apple mighty mouse that plugs in the underside making it unusable during charging
I looked at that one. How big is it?

I have a particular Microsoft keyboard that I like day to day that has a matching mouse. This will strictly be for travel/conference room duty.
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My thumb fits well
The top two fingers over hang a little
I have a good grip on it but it's definitely not a full palm

It works on any surface even clear glass
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