A mouse that will ensure rejection

The 'I Love You' mouse announces its affection.

Fareastgizmos

You know those magazine surveys that say women reject "nice guys" because they try too hard? Here's a perfect example of what they're talking about.

Our insanely prolific friends at Japan's SolidAlliance have come up with the "I Love You" optical mouse, which announces its feelings whenever the scroll wheel is turned (unless your stomach turns first). And if you need more ways to unburden your pent-up emotions, the heart-shaped peripheral has lights that will turn a "shiny bright red" when connected.

Fareastgizmos says it's sure to "make that special someone feel real special." As in feeling a special need to secure a restraining order, perhaps. We do know of some people who stand to benefit from this misguided gift, however: the developers of Avurt's IM-5 .

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

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