What is mouse miles? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Computing fundamentals glossary:

"Mouse miles" is slang for user time at the computer (as in "I travelled a lot of mouse miles this week") and also an actual measure of how much activity a computer mouse has had over time.

At least two companies offer shareware you can download that will tell you how many miles your mouse has traveled. One product provides a visual warning signal when it's time to clean your mouse.

This was last updated in January 2006
Contributor(s): Ed Zeiser
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms

Definitions

  • VAR (value-added reseller)

    - A VAR (value-added reseller) is a company that resells software, hardware and/or networking products and provides value beyond order fulfillment. VARs may offer a range of professional services as ... (SearchITChannel.com)

  • OEM (original equipment manufacturer)

    - OEM is a term that refers to a web of relationships that typically involve a channel partner purchasing hardware or software from a vendor for inclusion in its own products. (SearchITChannel.com)

  • vendor

    - A vendor is an individual or company that sells goods or services to somone else in the economic production chain. Learn about different types of vendors. (WhatIs.com)

Glossaries

  • Computing fundamentals

    - Terms related to computer fundamentals, including computer hardware definitions and words and phrases about software, operating systems, peripherals and troubleshooting.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question About mouse milesPowered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

Share
Comments

    Results

    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.