TIL Apple created a custom mouse colloquially nicknamed ‘the hockey puck’, that lasted for only two years, 1998-2000, before it was discontinued in favor of a more traditional shape. It is considered one of Apple’s more notorious flops. by whatilearned September 6, 2022, 1:40 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_USB_Mouse What do you think? 8 Points Upvote Downvote AppleapplescolloquiallyconsideredcreatedcustomdiscontinuedfavorflopshockeylastedmousenicknamednotoriousPuckshapeTILToday I learnedTraditionalyears See more Previous article A husband got a new job Next article What’s a food that you can’t eat anymore because you got food poisoning from it? 10 Comments Leave a Reply I remember our library had these at the time. Log in to Reply My dad had one of these. Worst fucking thing but at least U didn’t need it to play nanoraptor. Log in to Reply They came color matched to whatever iMac they were. They were fine for Childs hands I suppose, I was a kid during those times. Remember them, and stealing the mouse balls…. I could see them not being ergonomic at all for adults, and a single button design is no bueno Log in to Reply I hated these fucking mice in the computer labs at Virginia Tech. Log in to Reply I had the orange one, it was replaced with an Intellimouse Explorer from MS. Best mouse ever made Log in to Reply No way to know just by touch which way was up. Log in to Reply I was born after it came and went; can anyone tell me what was wrong with it? Log in to Reply These were the design for a 90s office. Colour! Like the mouse now, fashion before function. Log in to Reply Fucking UX disaster. “Oh let me move the cursor up… oh weird it’s going diagonally? Hahah that’s hilarious – a mouse that’s impossible to intuitively orient LOL” Log in to Reply Had to suffer through these at my highschool. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.