Looking at the Microsoft Arc Mouse, and it may earn your spot as the weirdest Microsoft mouse on the planet. It looks more like a bookmark than anything. Believe it or not, touch sensitive gestures and a strong Bluetooth connection lie under the hood. It\u2019s the best mouse to have when you\u2019re traveling, especially if you have a Surface Pro.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Microsoft Arc Mouse Review\r\nA good companion to have when you\u2019re on-the-go, thanks to its flattening feature, Bluetooth connection, and Bluetooth capabilities.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nThe Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse is a strange creature, laying flat at first, only to curve into the general shape of a mouse. Believe or not, turning the device on has you doing the unthinkable: bending the mouse. This Microsoft mouse has two mouse buttons that are as responsive as ever, and the finger clicks can be customized through the Keyboard Center. Where\u2019s the scroll wheel you ask? Why, the mouse is the scroll wheel. It\u2019s touch sensitive and allows for both vertical and horizontal scrolling.\r\n\r\nWhat we really liked was the lack of a USB nano receiver. If you\u2019re using a Surface Pro, you know how limited USB slots are. It\u2019s Bluetooth connection is strong, capable of reaching just under 33 feet. Unfortunately, it does use batteries, 2 AAA to be specific. They\u2019ll last up to 6 months, but your mileage may vary.\r\nDesign\r\nOne of the biggest flaws of the Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse is its shape. It isn\u2019t very ergonomic, nor supports a comfortable seating. It\u2019s uncomfortable during long sessions, something the Apple Magic Mouse 2 suffers from. If you primarily work on a Surface Pro tablet, this is a non-issue as you\u2019ll be doing the majority of your work on a touch screen. In that case, the mouse works well for more sensitive matters, and is good to have for \u201cjust in case\u201d moments.\r\nValue\r\nFor what it\u2019s worth, the Microsoft Arc Wireless Mouse satisfies a niche group of individuals, specifically people who use the Surface Pro frequently. Because it can be flattened, it\u2019s a good travel mouse to have on you, too. If you\u2019re a gamer, this is not the mouse for you. That kind of need is better handled by the VicTsing MM057 (on a budget) or the Logitech M510. Furthermore, the lack of nano receiver means you won\u2019t have to sacrifice a USB port for it; it\u2019s entirely Bluetooth.\r\nMicrosoft Arc Mouse Review Wrap Up\r\nThe Microsoft Arc Mouse is a strange device, for sure. It services individuals who plan on traveling and need the variety of movement that a mouse offers for their Surface Pro. Its buttons are customizable with Keyboard Center. Its build is high quality and has a strong Bluetooth connection. Be prepared to replace batteries every six months, nor use it for long sessions.