Windows 8 Hardware: Microsoft Delivers Before Operating System Launch

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2012-08-05
 
 
 

Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Keyboard

The ultrathin Sculpt Mobile Keyboard looks great at home or on the go, and its Comfort Curve design encourages natural wrist posture with a slight, six-degree curve. Windows 8 Hot Keys let you quickly search, share or access your devices, settings and Windows start screen with the tap of a finger. Connecting to any computer enabled with Bluetooth is easy, with no transceiver required. Users can get up to 10 months of battery life with an on/off switch that conserves battery power and a two-color battery-life indicator that warns people when it's time to switch batteries.

Microsoft Sculpt Mobile Keyboard

Microsoft Sculpt Touch Mouse

The Microsoft Sculpt Touch Mouse is a great portable solution for smooth and easy navigation with Windows 8. 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. Plus, it connects via Bluetooth so you can enjoy a reliable and clutter-free wireless connection while freeing up an additional USB port.

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The Sculpt Touch Mouse is designed to light up the Windows experience in all its forms—whether you prefer a tablet, notebook or desktop PC. BlueTrack Technology lets you ditch your mouse pad and use your mouse on virtually any surface, including granite, marble, carpet and wood. The Sculpt Touch Mouse's portable form factor is perfect for getting things done on the go, and its ambidextrous design provides comfort with either hand.

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Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard Composite

Tired of trying to type on your tablet screen? Make life easier with the Wedge Mobile Keyboard. This new, ultraslim keyboard features a minimalist design that makes it easy to carry, and its full-sized touch keyset provides a comfortable experience so on-screen tablet keyboards won't slow you down. Designed for tablet users, the Wedge Mobile Keyboard includes some of the most commonly used features, such as Windows 8 Hot Keys and built-in media keys.

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard Composite

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard

The Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard has a durable cover that not only protects 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. The keyboard also uses the latest in Bluetooth technology, so you can wirelessly connect to your tablet without a cable or transceiver.

Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard

Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse

The new Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse packs full functionality into a stylish, compact frame that's great for your mobile lifestyle. Small enough to fit in your pocket, the Wedge Touch Mouse complements your Windows experience in all its forms, providing four-way Touch scrolling and navigation at your fingertips. Plus, 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.

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The artful and minimalist design of the Wedge Touch Mouse 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. And when you pair it with your Wedge Mobile Keyboard, you'll get a complete and comfortable mobile computing setup any time, any place. Battery-saving technology completes the picture, as the mouse powers down and goes into sleep mode along with the computer it's paired to, extending battery life.

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Surface: A New Family of PCs for Windows

Conceived, designed and engineered entirely by Microsoft employees, and building on the company's 30-year history manufacturing hardware, Surface is designed to seamlessly transition between consumption and creation, without compromise. The WinRT-based Surface will be available Oct. 26 when Windows 8 reaches general availability.

Surface: A New Family of PCs for Windows

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