Anil, Anil….
Steven Levy

Having owned more than one mouse that charges the way Anil suggests: It sounds better on paper, but it sucks in reality. It’s fiddly. It’s awkward. It’s so fiddly and awkward that Logitech designed a special USB cable with a special handle to make it slightly less fiddly and awkward.

Apple hit the nail on the head here, ridiculous as it may look at first glance.