History of mouse

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Historic computer mouse

Undoubtedly, mouse is an invention that has certainly changed the way we navigate things on our PC. According to Computerhope, the computer mouse as we know it today was invented and developed by Douglas Engelbart, with the assistance of Bill English, during the 1960’s and was patented on November 17,1970. The first mouse had a casing carved out of wood and had only one button. It had two wheels, perpendicularly mounted to one another and housed inside the mouse. It was the founder of Apple, Mr. Steve Jobs who introduced the mouse for the first time together with the personal computer known as Lisa manufactured by Apple itself in the year 1983. Today, the mouse is extensively used on many computers. 03-first-computer-mouse 02-first-computer-mouse

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Writer : Abhinaya Ghimire

Abhinaya Ghimire is a tech savvy person who loves keeping information about ICT and media. Graduated from Kathmandu University in Bachelor of Media Stuides, he is equally involved in making short films, documentaries and also has his own photo blog www.abhieg.wordpress.com

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