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Microsoft Unveils Two New Mice Built For Windows 8

Microsoft and mice go a long way back. Over the years, Redmond has released some very impressive computer peripherals, with keyboards, mice and even joysticks offering a perfect blend of quality, design and functionality. And now we

Get Ready For A Windows 8 Touch Gesture Mouse

I have a confession to make — I’ve always liked Genius. Now whether this was because of their cool name or even cooler logo that they had (a mouse silhouette on the letter G) is up for

Hey! What about the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows 8?

Oops! I forgot to tell you about the On-Screen Keyboard. This is another keyboard available through Windows 8. You can access it by typing “On-Screen keyboard” on your Start screen. To add its icon to both the Start

Microsoft’s Touch Mouse updated for Windows 8 touch gesture support

Microsoft have updated their Touch Mouse. They provided a new update that will enable Touch Mouse owners to use the touch gesture support for Windows 8. The update comes in the form of the company’s Mouse and

Gartner is having a tough Windows 8 day

Gunnar Berger, research director at Gartner is having a really bad week. He wrote a series of (5) posts that were actually pretty balanced about Windows 8 and his thoughts around Microsoft’s Operating System. He wrote about

Microsoft talks about the Windows 8 Touch keyboard – Video

In a new post on the Microsoft Windows 8 development blog, Microsoft explain some of the thinking behind their enhanced “on-screen keyboards” in Windows 8. With Windows 8, Microsoft started fresh and took a “first principles” approach

Microsoft contrast Apple iPad development with Windows 8 Metro development

Microsoft have released a very interesting “design case study” that talks about the differences between developing metro apps and developing for the iPad. From the post: In this case study we want to help designers and developers

Microsoft release a MEGA list of Windows 8 shortcuts

Microsoft have released a list of shortcuts that can be used to “simplify” navigation around Windows 8. “If you’re not using touch, keyboard shortcuts are another super fast and easy way to get around Windows. In fact,

Does The Keyboard And Mouse Work Well For Navigating Windows 8?

Navigating to the charm bar using a mouse. Windows 8 doesn’t work that well with keyboard and mouse, plus having to switch between desktop and Metro is annoying. This is a popular sentiment I’ve hard across all