Windows 8 official keyboards and mices detailed from Microsoft

Microsoft announce today a new series of Microsoft mice and keyboards specially built for the next Windows 8 operating system, with a nice shaped design, light weight the new line of Microsoft's products will features the latest technologies for a reasonable prices, just like previous generations.

Bellow official presentation from Microsoft, first one is the Wedge Touch Mouse:


1- Wedge Touch Mouse
Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse packs full functionality into an ultracompact 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.*
  • 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 US$69.95.


2- Bluetooth 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 US$49.95.

Apple like mouse, the Touch Mouse — Updated Gesture Settings for Windows 8
  • As promised, the Microsoft Touch Mouse will obtain updated functionality specifically designed for Windows 8 with new gesture settings to easily navigate the new UI.
  • One-finger swipes allow customers to move naturally and intuitively side to side or up and down, shifting content on screen.
  • Two-finger movements manage apps, switch through open apps and show app commands.
  • Three fingers allow customers to zoom in and out.
  • Thumb gestures navigate backward and forward within apps.
  • Pricing: estimated retail price of US$79.95.

Now let's move to the keyboards with the Wedge Mobile Keyboard, a mobile aimed small and light weight keyboard:

Wedge Mobile Keyboard
The new ultraslim 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 US$79.95.


5- The Sculpt Mobile Keyboard with a curved shape:The Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Keyboard provides an ideal balance of mobility, comfort and productivity. A full-size keyboard with Microsoft’s Comfort Curve design and Bluetooth connectivity, the Sculpt Mobile Keyboard is built to be the ideal travel companion.

  • At just more than one pound, the keyboard is perfect for on-the-go computing with high-quality construction built for travel.
  • Its Comfort Curve design helps position the hands and wrists in a natural and comfortable resting position.
  • Battery-saving technology powers the keyboard down into sleep mode after a period of inactivity. The keyboard wakes up and reconnects with the simple tap of a key.
  • Pricing: estimated retail price of US$49.95.

The Sculpt Mobile Keyboard with a curved shape
The best point about all these products is the price, Micosoft want dominate more along with the Microsoft Surface, Windows 8 and I/O hardwares, the release date is expected to happen with the launch of Windows 8 OS.


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Windows 8 official keyboards and mices detailed from Microsoft Windows 8 official keyboards and mices detailed from Microsoft Reviewed by Maherr Live on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Rating: 5