Friday, September 14, 2012

Microsoft Announces New Mice and Keyboards Designed for Windows 8

Latest mice and keyboards are the natural choice for mobility and productivity in Windows.

PETALING JAYA, 13 September 2012 — 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 new products that work beautifully with Windows 8.

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.

“The newly launched Microsoft Hardware devices are designed to be “better together” with Windows 8. Microsoft understands the needs of today’s fast paced society and as such, has combined mobility, practicality, comfort and style into its latest Hardware range. From desktop and notebook to ultrabook and tablet PCs, Microsoft’s newest accessories are the perfect companion for Windows,” said Sunny Ooi, Consumer Channels Group Director, Microsoft Malaysia.

Microsoft also emphasized that the launch of these newly integrated software was a calculated move, not only in celebrating the impending launch of Windows 8, but also to celebrate its presence in Malaysia for the past 20 years.

“In conjunction with Windows 8 and Microsoft Malaysia’s 20th Anniversary, a promotion offering 30 percent off the retail price of these Hardware devices will be offered. It is part of Microsoft’s commitment to inspire digital lifestyles and transform the way Malaysians improve their lives through technology experiences,” added Ooi.

Product Availability
All products will be available at major retailers from October 2012 onwards. More information about these and other Microsoft Hardware products can be found at

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