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    News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    "An innovative mouse that becomes a camera with instant photo uploading, QR code scanning and more."
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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Why isn't it WIRELESS?? Would be much more useful!

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Personally I can't see a domestic use for this. Commercially though it may be of use, "scanning" in invoices at the click of a button etc.

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Here's an invention;
    A fork with a built in camera!

    Perfect for getting the perfect meal shot to upload and share with your friends on facetube.

    Only £29.99
    (wifi model £39.99)

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Hmm. I have a smartphone, with a better camera, with QR-scanning, with a choice a free apps that would allow me to use the phone as a mouse for any of my computers if I really needed that, so I'm not sure what the point is here. If I'm at my computer, the only time I use QR scanning is for getting to phone app download pages quickly (i.e. I scan my monitor to get me to the page on my smartphone, saving me the trouble of searching on the phone's Store). The future might change things, but we've had years of QR and that's as far as we've got, so... ?

    Also, does "2.0MP" mean something other than two megapixel now? I can't understand how 2.0MP relates to 720p. Which is it?

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Pointless

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Dumbest idea ever as most laptops come with a camera built in and every smartphone has a better camera. The only use for such a device is to take pics of your mouse mat by mistake.

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Why would anyone even create something like that, why would anyone need that?

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    So if I buy this mouse Asian women will find me attractive?

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Possibly be useful in warehouses and offices, don't really see it for home use. just buy a webcam.

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Quote Originally Posted by Otherhand View Post
    Hmm. I have a smartphone, with a better camera, with QR-scanning, with a choice a free apps that would allow me to use the phone as a mouse for any of my computers if I really needed that, so I'm not sure what the point is here. If I'm at my computer, the only time I use QR scanning is for getting to phone app download pages quickly (i.e. I scan my monitor to get me to the page on my smartphone, saving me the trouble of searching on the phone's Store). The future might change things, but we've had years of QR and that's as far as we've got, so... ?

    Also, does "2.0MP" mean something other than two megapixel now? I can't understand how 2.0MP relates to 720p. Which is it?
    2.0 MP is for capturing photos, and the 720p is for video.
    well this is the innovation of their mouse product. but not really a great one.

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    Re: News - Genius launches the Cam Mouse

    Seems stupid to me. I always need my mouse, sometimes need a camera, but when i'm using the camera, i still need the mouse.

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