What on earth is a "Roller Mouse"??

  • Published: 20 June 2019
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    There are some weird ergonomic mice out there, but... can you still call it a mouse if it's not shaped like one?

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Comments • 3 642

  • Dutch Blades
    Dutch Blades  1 days back

    We need gaming keyboards with pointing sticks like old IBM laptops had.

    • Kay MW
      Kay MW  3 days back

      Why not Unicomp?

      • SoulGaming
        SoulGaming  5 days back

        You know riley... *things will be 2x faster if you work instead of screaming at them*

        • Anass Chammami
          Anass Chammami  5 days back

          BECAUSE of you i now feel my bones doing that weired crisscross position :( it hurts i never tought of that .............................

          • sendveetch
            sendveetch  6 days back

            1:45 Adam Conover Adam ruins everything

            • SadPanda1221
              SadPanda1221  6 days back

              6:51 Why we can't have nice things.

              • Cristian
                Cristian  6 days back

                Maybe it's target is people with disability?

                • JLocke573
                  JLocke573  6 days back

                  I'm sick of my mouse working perfectly fine and not causing me any problems! I wish some company could produce some kind of difficult to use, extremely expensive fix to this non-existent problem.

                  • Simple_City
                    Simple_City  1 weeks back

                    Bit of a random question but what is the keyboard being used to demonstrate how to use this "mouse"?

                    • Syni DmC
                      Syni DmC  1 weeks back

                      I had to work with a crappy thing like that for 3 months. It is painful.

                      • Gardylou
                        Gardylou  1 weeks back

                        idk where yall want to get this info on bones "crisscrossing" but that does not happen if it did your bones would break

                        • Nathan McCauley
                          Nathan McCauley  1 weeks back

                          My wrists hurt just watching this

                          • Observing rabbit
                            Observing rabbit  2 weeks back

                            The Lucky Room? The fuck do they keep in there?

                            • Wizzard
                              Wizzard  2 weeks back

                              Hammer time!!!!!!!!!

                              • Evil GOD Joe
                                Evil GOD Joe  2 weeks back

                                .... Yeah, this is not America, but wait, this is America!

                                • Ali Irtaza Bhatti
                                  Ali Irtaza Bhatti  2 weeks back

                                  stupid thing ever

                                  • Kamden Vera
                                    Kamden Vera  2 weeks back

                                    Oh that poor vase... that came outta someones paycheck

                                    • amf85
                                      amf85  3 weeks back

                                      I despise trackpads. Calling it "like a trackpad" is not an endorsement.

                                      • alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6
                                        alt ll4lO5lO3lO4ll6  3 weeks back

                                        turning up dpi is free\
                                        only a psychopath would buy this

                                        • AvengerMKII
                                          AvengerMKII  3 weeks back

                                          It's essentially just an external trackpad lol.

                                          • Avenger Shepard
                                            Avenger Shepard  3 weeks back

                                            If you're looking for a mouse that you don't have to move get a Logi MX Ergo. It uses a old-school trackball to move the mouse. Gaming it has a learning curve but, if you do CAD work it's fantastic.

                                            • Rammiibox
                                              Rammiibox  4 weeks back

                                              At work we have the option to change to this mouse: (sorry for the german link... but the picture should be enough)

                                              And it is actually way better to work with 8 hours a day.

                                              • benD'anon fawkes
                                                benD'anon fawkes  4 weeks back

                                                "its not as janky as it looks"

                                                thanks !!??

                                                • iloveyour sacredcow
                                                  iloveyour sacredcow  3 weeks back

                                                  benD'anon fawkes My parents said the same thing when I was born

                                              • saltie chan
                                                saltie chan  4 weeks back

                                                imagine playing osu on this......

                                                • ユーネ / Yuune
                                                  ユーネ / Yuune  4 weeks back

                                                  painfully familiar to any scandinavian

                                                  • Assault
                                                    Assault  4 weeks back

                                                    Reilly from LMG is my second favorite Reilly

                                                    • Klaus Zipfel
                                                      Klaus Zipfel  4 weeks back

                                                      I am suffering from a chronical repetetive strain injury (RSI) due to heavy PC usage during work and in my spare time. My doctor gave me some special "bandages" for the elbows and also told me to either avoide the computer (impossible on my job, but works at home) and/or to invest in better ergonomic devices. I quickly came to notice about the roller mouser. Yet, I opted for a real ergonomic mouse ("vertical mouse") than the (utterly expensive) roller mouse. The only remaining unergonomic device I have so far is my (gaming) keyboard. TO ALL PEOPLE, WHO FEEL SOME ARM/HAND EXHAUSTION AFTER AN INTENSE PC SESSION: Move/stretch your arms regularily in different ways and during dedicated breaks. Or try to avoid PC usage at all. And invest into ergonomic devices. Whenever you stick to that bad "same gesture during PC usage"-habit, you risk a chronical RSI. And trust me, you do not want to suffer from that. Recovery takes MONTHS. Basically the same time it takes to aquire it. Duringt that time, it is adviced to avoice PC usage at all!!!!! The bad thing is, that most of the time, you do not notice, how it becomes worse and worse until it is chronical! Act fast, do sports (involving your arms) and don't end like me.

                                                      • Big Mike
                                                        Big Mike  4 weeks back

                                                        6:48 when the lag hits just right and the guy that killed you isn't even visible

                                                        • Gabriel Constanza
                                                          Gabriel Constanza  4 weeks back

                                                          Why didnt you game on it!?

                                                          • Ben R4m-Z
                                                            Ben R4m-Z  1 months back

                                                            You have mouse acceleration turned on.
                                                            That's why the cursor snaps to the edge of you move the bar too slowly.
                                                            Turning it off should fix the issue.

                                                            • Lorentari
                                                              Lorentari  1 months back

                                                              Wait... Is this just a scandinavian thing. Most offices in Denmark have offered these to their employees the last 15 years or so - and you make it sound new. Here.. I found a VERY 2003 website advertising this exact thing: https://www.ergocanada.com/index_august_2003.html
                                                              Also... Why are you using your index fingers...?? You are meant to rest your hands on the pads and use your thumbs for the whole thing, while your other fingers use the keyboard... It is a productivity device (for people who don't know how the TAB key works..) dammit..

                                                              • Hush
                                                                Hush  1 months back

                                                                no wonder no one likes Riley. This dude just said he wants a trackpad for his desktop.

                                                                • BeeJayFL
                                                                  BeeJayFL  1 months back

                                                                  These rollermice are actually pretty neat if you work in an Office with a lot of spreadsheets and documents - got one myself at the office and refuse to work without.

                                                                  • Skade
                                                                    Skade  1 months back

                                                                    Also prolife tip. You can get them with a "touchpad"... or at least you used to. Haven't checked recently xD

                                                                    • Skade
                                                                      Skade  1 months back

                                                                      I have bad news for you... you're using it wrong. Hence why it's not very impressive seeming :P

                                                                      • Daniel Dollerup
                                                                        Daniel Dollerup  1 months back

                                                                        I’m a developer, and I use this as my daily driver. I don’t like having my hands off the keyboard. So this is a
                                                                        perfect fit for me :)

                                                                        Edit: have been using it for a good 10 years now. It takes time to learn :)

                                                                        • 7creedman
                                                                          7creedman  1 months back

                                                                          Go home roller mouse, you are drunk.

                                                                          • Mark Guertin
                                                                            Mark Guertin  1 months back

                                                                            is TL;DW a thing? It should be for this one ...

                                                                            • Henry McCausland
                                                                              Henry McCausland  2 months back

                                                                              My mom uses one of these mice as she has damaged her middle, ring and pinky finger

                                                                              • SilentReveries
                                                                                SilentReveries  2 months back

                                                                                I have a really great idea, use a trackpad!

                                                                                • Jacky Wu
                                                                                  Jacky Wu  2 months back

                                                                                  How about using an eye tracker with a physical floor button where u can step on as a left/right click?

                                                                                  • mitchellcrazyeye
                                                                                    mitchellcrazyeye  2 months back

                                                                                    Hey, I'm new here, what do we do if we don't like the video?

                                                                                    • Daegon
                                                                                      Daegon  2 months back

                                                                                      Do people really not know keyboard commands and use their mouse for everything? huh.

                                                                                      • John Guillera
                                                                                        John Guillera  2 months back

                                                                                        I mean, you could just use vim and not use the mouse at all.

                                                                                        • Evgenii Nalpin
                                                                                          Evgenii Nalpin  2 months back

                                                                                          I've seen my local librarian using this thingy as a main mouse controller
                                                                                          I guess it's handy for people who mainly type on PC and in big chunks

                                                                                          • Justin Petersen
                                                                                            Justin Petersen  2 months back

                                                                                            Dummy, I think your supposed to use your arm, with your hands still on your keys

                                                                                            • Zezypisa
                                                                                              Zezypisa  2 months back

                                                                                              hah what noobs, i type WITH my mouse on my keyboard

                                                                                              • Ender Yılmaz
                                                                                                Ender Yılmaz  2 months back

                                                                                                one of my coworker on office had a Thinkpad and as much as i can see that is really useful option to have a mouse on middle of keyboard