How to change your Mac’s mouse pointer color

Mac's pointer in several colors

If you're reading this article on your Mac, you'll notice that the macOS pointer is black and white by default. The good news is you can change it to any color you like. If you have difficulty seeing your mouse or trackpad pointer or want to personalize its look, here's how to adjust the cursor color of your Mac.

“Pascal’s Wager” is the first iOS game to add support for both mouse and keyboard controls

“Pascal's Wager”, an epic dark fantasy action RPG title for the iPhone and iPad, has been updated on the App Store with support for both mouse and keyboard controls. The game has become the very first iOS title to take full advantage of iPadOS 14's expanded framework that brings full support for keyboard, mouse and trackpad interactions on the iPad.

How to right-click on iPad

iPad with keyboard and Apple Pencil

The right-click on the iPad is pretty similar in concept and execution to the long-standing right-click on Mac. In this tutorial, we show you how to right-click on iPad with your finger, your mouse mouse, or the trackpad.

How to disable iPad pointer animations

iPadOS brings an adaptive iPad cursor that uses subtle animations when hovering over various parts of the system to help you navigate. As an example, toolbar buttons in apps change color, and app icons on the Home Screen grow bigger. The animated cursor gives you a sense of context, but power users may want to disable these iPad pointer animations in order to enjoy a smoother tracking experience that resembles their computer.

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how you can disable iPad pointer animations with just a few taps.

How to change iPad trackpad or mouse scrolling speed so pages move slower or faster

iPad with keyboard, trackpad, and Apple Pencil

iPad scrolling speed can be adjusted to your liking when using a trackpad or mouse with your tablet. By adjusting the iPad trackpad scroll speed value to your liking, you can make Safari webpages, Office documents, your Photos library, and other scrollable content move faster or slower than the default value. Follow along with us to learn how to adjust the iPad scrolling speed for the connected trackpad and/or mouse to your liking with just a few taps.

New to Mac? How to change mouse buttons on Mac

Mac Magic Mouse Dark Gray

Do you need to swap your mouse buttons on Mac? Maybe you’re left-handed and want the primary as the right button or maybe you simply prefer to use the opposite for comfort.

Depending on the version of macOS you’re running and perhaps even the type of mouse you’re using, it may not be an obvious change. This tutorial shows you how to change mouse buttons on your Mac.

Accessory Spotlight: Logitech MX Master 3 Wireless Mouse

Welcome to Accessory Spotlight, a weekly column where we highlight an accessory that we find to be incredibly useful, a fantastic value, or both. This week we’ve selected Logitech’s MX Master 3 wireless mouse. This one was super easy—the Master 3 is widely believed to be one of the best all-around mice available thanks to its comfortable shape, ultra fast and smooth scrolling, and its ability to seamlessly switch between devices.

How to control iPad pointer with the keyboard

To control the iPad pointer with the keyboard, you must enable and configure Mouse Keys, a cool assistive feature in iOS and iPadOS 13.4. While moving the pointer with your connected mouse or trackpad trumps using the keyboard, sometimes you need high movement precision, such as when doing some pixel-perfect editing in apps like Pixelmator or Adobe Photoshop. Aside from moving the pointer left, right, up, down and diagonally, the keys on the connected keyboard simulate mouse actions like clicking, releasing or holding the button. Without further ado, follow along with our step-by-step tutorial for detailed instructions on setting up Mouse Keys on your device, which will allow you to control the iPad pointer with the keyboard.