... And while Microsoft may be a great innovator, it didn't invent the mouse.
That honour goes to American Douglas Engelbart, whose 1964 prototype consisted of a wooden box on metal wheels ... The mouse turns 25
In 1964, the first prototype computer mouse was made to use with a graphical user interface (GUI), 'windows'. Engelbart received a patent for the wooden shell with two metal wheels (in 1970, describing it in the patent application as an "X-Y position indicator for a display system.""It was nicknamed the mouse because the tail came out the end," Engelbart revealed about his invention.
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