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mouse

a device used to move a pointer around a COMPUTER screen.
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By adding Bluetooth support to Aptio V UEFI Firmware, users of small form factor, all-in-one and touch-enabled devices can now access the UEFI BIOS settings via a Bluetooth keyboard and pointing device to make BIOS customizations.
Advantages include stationary position, no cord tangling, less hand movement, and ability to use with a pointing device.
Bottom line: They all work well, so try each pointing device before deciding which to purchase.
If you plan to do any type of computing that's graphical, you're going to need some sort of pointing device.
A pointing device is located conveniently below the space bar of the keyboard to provide mouselike operation without requiring additional space.