Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I need to subscribe? Please try your search again later. It’s convenient and environmentally friendly since you can charge the batteries on the go. But I’m in two minds about this feature, because it means you have to carry around the cable and plug the mouse into your laptop or PC from time to time to top up the batteries there’s no way to just plug the mouse into a wall socket. Don’t see what you’re looking for? I contacted the seller again, and they never replied to me. Read most recent letters to the editor.

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Get to Know Us. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Audible Download Audio Books. It would be nice if free;oint cable actually also worked as a wired mouse so that it doesn’t take up 2 USB ports if charging and using the device. Besides saving a bit of space, this means you won’t be digging around the creafive of your notebook bag for the transmitter – just grab the mouse, pop the receiver out and plug it into the laptop’s USB port, and you’re up and running.

Well, not always – especially if you’re a notebook user who has to lug a bag full of gear freepoinnt and yon.

I contacted the seller, and they referred me to the manufacturer. It has a built-in battery that fills up on juice via a USB cable while it’s in use, so no more batteries to change.

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If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail. There was a problem completing your request. Tiny but still usable; reliable optical and wireless mechanisms; rechargeable batteries with option for standard Alkaline cells; good battery life; innovative storage niche in bottom of mouse for wireless transmitter.

The manufacturer said they have not manufactured the product in years and could not replace it. Computers and notebooks with a USB port.

An auto-off feature extends the life of the batteries, and an average mobile user should get a couple of weeks of use from a single charge. Not an overly ergonomic mouse; can only be charged through a USB port.


The FreePoint Travel Mini is much smaller than a standard mouse to make it portable, but not so small that it feels like a toy in an average-sized hand although it was also the perfect size for my five-year-old to handle easily. It’s convenient and environmentally friendly since you can charge the batteries on the go. The mouse is rated for around two weeks of general use on a single charge.

Creative FreePoint Travel Mini mouse

Arguments over the practicality of the charging system aside, the mouse is well designed. Write a product review.

All comments will be reviewed by one or more moderators before being posted to the site. The only thing I can really mkuse on is the fact that since it’s designed for either hand, the mouse isn’t overly ergonomic. Be the first to review this item. Readers can also interact with The Globe on Facebook and Twitter. The strangest part of the design is that the USB cable is only for charging – it simply provides current from the USB port to feed the batteries.

I ordered 4 of these and only 2 worked.