Microsoft Hardware announces availability of new mice and keyboard for Windows 8

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For the past 30 years, Microsoft Corp. has introduced hardware that helps people interact better and more easily with Windows. Today, Microsoft Hardware continues the tradition with the introduction of three new products in the UAE that work beautifully with Windows 8 – the Wedge Mobile Keyboard, the Wedge Touch Mouse, and the Sculpt Touch Mouse.

Wedge Mobile Keyboard

The new ultra-slim Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard brings full-size keyboard comfort, efficiency and speed to a tablet. Designed specifically for tablet users, Wedge Mobile Keyboard includes some of the most commonly used features, such as Windows Hot Keys and built-in media keys.

  • The lightweight design makes it easy to carry, and its full-sized keyset provides a comfortable experience that makes typing a breeze.
  • Its durable cover not only helps protect your keyboard from scratches but also quickly converts into a tablet stand. When you’re done using it, simply snap the cover back on the keyboard to power it down before you stash it in your bag.
  • Bluetooth technology lets you wirelessly connect to your tablet without a cable or transceiver.
  • Pricing: estimated retail price of AED 349.
  • For further details and images click here.

 

Wedge Touch Mouse

Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse packs full functionality into an ultra-compact frame that’s great for a mobile lifestyle. Small enough to fit in your pocket, the Wedge Touch Mouse is designed to complement your Windows experience in all its forms, providing four-way touch scrolling and navigation at your fingertips.

  • Its artful and minimalist design also comes free of cables or USB transceivers — you simply turn it on and connect it to your Bluetooth-enabled laptop or tablet for a clutter-free experience.
  • It features BlueTrack Technology so you can use it on virtually any surface, whether you’re in a conference room, a coffee shop or at home on your couch.[1]
  • It includes Backpack Mode to power down and sleep along with the computer it’s paired to, extending battery life.
  • Pricing: estimated retail price of AED 299.
  • For further details and images click here.

Sculpt Touch Mouse

Designed to provide comfort matched with portability, the Microsoft Sculpt Touch Mouse is a great solution for smooth and easy navigation with a Windows 8-based PC.

  • With a four-way touch scroll strip, you can breeze up and down, left and right, and through applications and documents with a simple finger swipe, making it great for navigating the Windows 8 Start screen.
  • Sculpt Touch Mouse uses Bluetooth technology, so you can wirelessly connect to your tablet without a cable or transceiver.
  • Pricing: estimated retail price of AED 249.
  • For further details and images click here.

 

Beginning with the introduction of the Microsoft Mouse, the Microsoft Hardware Group has designed its hardware to specifically light up features in Windows. Optimized for Windows 8, Microsoft’s new lineup of mice and keyboards are loaded with features including Bluetooth connectivity, BlueTrack Technology for tracking on virtually any surface, and specific functionality that gives customers a fast and fluid way to navigate in their world with Windows 8. The hardware is designed by Microsoft and optimized for Windows, desktop, laptop and tablet so users can have the best computing experience for any lifestyle.

“Our new mice and keyboards really light up Windows, providing fast and fluid navigation, increased productivity, and enhanced mobility packaged in sleek, stylish designs,” said Imran Khan, Retail Category Manager , Microsoft Hardware. “Microsoft Hardware is designed by Microsoft, optimized for Windows 8.”

From desktop and notebook to ultrabook and tablet PCs, Microsoft’s newest accessories are the perfect companion for Windows.

 

More information about these and other Microsoft Hardware products can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/hardware

 


 * BlueTrack Technology does not work on clear glass or mirrored surfaces.