Microsoft’s Sculpt Touch Mouse and Mobile Keyboard
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For the early adopters getting their gear up to scratch before the Windows 8 release in October, Microsoft's just announced its first accessories for the new operating system: the Sculpt Touch Mouse and Sculpt Mobile Keyboard. So what can they do for you? Here's the Women’s Agenda summary.
Product Names: Sculpt Touch Mouse and Sculpt Mobile Keyboard for Windows 8.
What they do: Improve the user experience on Microsoft's new operating system, with OS-specific functionality and consideration for ergonomic design.
Key features: The mouse offers a four-way touch scroll strip – so you can use your middle finger to move up, down, right and left across the screen -- as well as three customisable buttons. The curved keyboard's also wireless, and offers light-touch keys and shortcuts for Windows 8 functions.
Who they're for: Early adopters! And those fanatical about functionality and ergonomic design.
How they help: They'll improve usability for those using Windows 8.
What they cost: They start around US$49.95 each.
Where to buy: Check with www.microsoft.com.au for local release information.
Helpfulness rating: 3/5