Although a Chromebook's trackpad works well enough for most situations, a wireless mouse is best when using a larger display to multitask or during intense video gaming sessions. Chromebooks are here to stay, as they are great for everyone from students to gamers. Most wireless mice will work with all of the best Chromebooks, whether you're a student looking to get one as a part of your overall selection of Chromebook accessories, or if you're a Chromebook user who craves more precise navigation. Here are some of the best Chromebook mice to meet your unique needs.
No risk, easy set-up
Available in tons of cool colors, including this pastel-like mint green, this versatile mouse is compact enough to throw into your bag and easy to set up via the USB dongle and instant connection via a 2.4GHz network without the need to install drivers.
Slim and ambidextrous
Looking for an ultra-portable and lightweight mouse that both lefties and righties can use? The Logitech Pebble M350 solves those problems with its slim design while featuring ultra-quiet scrolling and up to 18 months of operation with a single AA battery.
Long life, low price
If you want a wireless mouse that is comfortable to hold, comes in different colors, and has a long battery life - users report about one year on average - then check out the Logitech M510. Your wallet will be as happy as you are!
It's got curves
This basic wireless mouse employs a curved, ergonomic design that helps reduce wrist pressure and can be used both left- or right-handed. With 30-month battery life, it operates on the 2.4GHz spectrum and is plug-and-play — no drivers needed.
Start with a precision laser for accurate tracking, toss in a newly sculpted body, a big free-spinning wheel, and redesigned thumb button, and you have this Logitech option. Keep the Bluetooth or USB receiver options and multi-device pairing from the original and see why we love the M720 Triathlon.
King of the hill
Some love it because of its shape, while others like it because of its ability to track anywhere (even frosted glass) or because it's rechargeable. But almost everyone (sorry lefties) agrees it's one of the best wireless mice you can buy for any computer, including your Chromebook. If you have multiple computers or supported tablets, you can switch among them easier than ever.
The "handshake" position when using a mouse for long periods of time means less strain on your wrist and forearm, and it's well worth giving a vertical mouse a try. Anker makes that easy with its offering; you get a premium product and a cheap price tag along with a wrist that isn't sore at the end of the day.
For the gamers
The ergonomic shape, lag-free 2.4GHz wireless connectivity, and soft color-changing LED lights (that can be turned off if desired) make this mouse ideal for gamers. The funky-designed computer rodent companion runs on a built-in rechargeable lithium battery and comes with a charging cable. Silent clicks mean you can game away without distracting others.
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Chromebooks are here to stay, so it's important to learn how to get the most out of these affordable laptops. come with trackpads that are ideal for navigating the screen and various applications. But sometimes you really can benefit from using a mouse as one of the useful Chromebook accessories worth getting, especially a nice ergonomically designed one. Sometimes, a mouse just offers the precision you simply can't get from a trackpad. But which are the best mice for the best Chromebooks you can get?
When it comes to mice, you want something affordable, versatile, easy to use and set up. The seenda Wireless Mouse checks all of these boxes. The mouse works easily via plug-and-play without the need to install drivers, so you'll be up and running in no time.
Out of all the Logitech products on the list, the Logitech Pebble M350 Bluetooth Mouse is compact and lightweight, ideal for bringing it home from the office and traveling. Plus, it's designed to work equally well with lefties (like me!) and right-handed folks. The Logitech MX Master 3 is a favorite among Chromebook users, especially thanks to its ability to track virtually any surface.
Ergonomic mice are always a big hit, and once you get used to the design, you'll find that your wrist and forearm feel better after a long day. It's great seeing products that won't break the bank, like Anker's Vertical Mouse. When it comes to gaming, it doesn't get much better than the Razer DeathAdder V3 Pro. It offers a comfortable design and works with either Bluetooth or the included dongle.
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