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mouse

a device used to move a pointer around a COMPUTER screen.
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The centre ball of each trackball controls the tint of the RGB levels and corresponds directly to the colour wheels, and the ring surrounding the ball controls the balance between the RGB levels of an image.
The Virtual trackball projects motion of a 2D mouse onto a 3D sphere.
The Expert Mouse Wireless Trackball gives users more freedom of placement while working because they aren't limited by wires.
He repeated the demo with a trackball mouse, which is a large red sphere used by people with limited finger movement.
In this case, I suggested the reader take the trackball to the closest retail store selling the desired Apple hardware and explain to the salesperson what you're trying to achieve and ask the salesperson to help you test your ability to use the system by attaching the trackball to one of the store's display models.
I currently have three mice plugged into my desktop (traditional mouse, mouse pen, and trackball), and I occasionally switch back and forth, depending on the application I am using.
Oltion is also a science-fiction writer who builds his own telescopes and has developed a new type of telescope mount called the "Trackball."
If your home office is short on desktop space for covered in a perpetual mountain of papers), a trackball spares you the endless back-and-forth retracing of tabletop real estate a mouse requires.
The vehicle features four custom-built swivelling seats, a rear corner mini-lounge, integrated storage compartments, a WiFi enabled cabin and a large multi-use display that integrates infotainment, climate and navigation systems, controlled by a trackball mouse mounted into the dash.
And while the scope's resemblance to its predecessor is obvious, it actually owes much of its DNA to Jerry's trackball telescope, featured in this magazine's August 2006 issue, page 100.
The store is available for all BlackBerry smartphones with a trackball, trackpad or touch screen running BlackBerry OS 4.2 or higher.
According to Etisalat, the UAE's incumbent telecom operator, the store is available for all BlackBerry smartphones with a trackball, trackpad or touch screen running BlackBerry OS 4.2 or higher.