A pointing device represents any device, external or incorporated, that can be used to move and control the pointer from the screen of the computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.
The pointer, also called the cursor, is that small symbol that appears on the monitor in a graphical user interface (GUI) and can have different shapes.
Some examples of pointing devices include: mouse, trackball, touchpad/ trackpad, touchscreen, joystick, pointing stick, stylus, graphics tablet, and light pen.
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