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Microsoft Touch Mouse

Microsoft Touch Mouse

Here’s the new multi touch-sensing Microsoft Touch Mouse which Microsoft promises will hook up nicely with Windows 7. The touch area lets you navigate and switch between tasks easily while you can use gestures to scroll, pan and manipulate content.

Microsoft.com: Touch Mouse ($80)
Amazon.com: Microsoft Touch Mouse ($79.95)

Posted by TG March 8th 2011 | Link to this post

LG KS20: Very iPhone indeed

LG KS20

Here’s LG KS20, a slim and stylish 3G smartphone that pretty much looks like LG’s answer to the iPhone. It’s powered by Windows Mobile 6 and among the features we find a full-front 2.8" QVGA touchscreen, 3.6 Mbps HSDPA, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a full Web browser, natural handwriting recognition, a 2 megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom (along with a low-res camera on the front for video calls), FM-radio and MicroSD-based storage.

I don’t know how Windows Mobile 6 measures up against iPhone’s Mac OS X but being a long-time fan of LG phones I sure wouldn’t mind giving this one a try (hey LG, send one over!).

The release date is set to Monday 12 November 2007 in all major European markets.

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Posted by TG November 6th 2007 | Link to this post

Buy a Pink Zune, fight breastcancer

Pink Zune against breastcancer

To help fight breastcancer Microsoft and Ford offers a Warriors in Pink Special Edition 30GB Zune of which 100% of the purchase price goes to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. That’s right, all of it.

$250 is still more expensive than a regular Zune, but considering the cause it’s quite impressive.

(If you’re more into Apple and iPods there’s always the red special edition models where a portion of the purchase price goes to help fight AIDS in Africa)

Warriors in Pink: 30GB Pink Zune ($249.99)

Posted by TG October 19th 2007 | Link to this post

Video of the Zune 2 interface

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Here’s a video of Microsoft’s new Zune 2 in action and I must admit that the touch/click-combo interface is pretty impressing. Not a touchscreen, but in return your display stays nice and clean.

More reading:
» Here’s Zune 2 and Zune Flash

(Via Crunchgear)

Posted by TG October 14th 2007 | Link to this post

Here’s Zune 2 and Zune Flash

The Zune 2 Flash family

Here’s Microsoft’s newest addition to the Zune family, the Zune 2 and the Zune Flash. The black Zune 2 is slightly larger than an iPod classic and sports 80GB of storage (with a 3.2" screen and Zune Premium headphones), the Zune Flash are available with 4GB and 8GB of storage and in four colors (pink, green, black and glossy red). All featuring wireless sync, updated sharing functions, new touch controls and a built-in FM tuner.

Not only that, Microsoft is offering all the new Zune 2 features to those who own a 1st gen Zune through a firmware update. How about that? It won’t even cripple it in the process.

www.zune.net

Posted by TG October 3rd 2007 | Link to this post

Laptop mouse with built-in Flash drive

Microsoft Mobile Memory Mouse 8000

Microsoft’s Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 is a Bluetooth powered laptop mouse with a USB transciever that doubles as a 1GB Flash drive (and charger). Whenever the green LED low-power-indicator lights up you just need attach the magnetic connector to the mouse and the tip of the transciever (Apple style) and it’ll recharge the batteries. Smart indeed.

Microsoft.com: Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 product page

Posted by TG September 14th 2007 | Link to this post

The New Microsoft SideWinder Mouse

New Microsoft SideWinder Mouse

Microsoft is reviving the SideWinder series with a brand new 5-button mouse designed for serious gamers. Among the features we find software customization for each game you play, buttons to change the current DPI setting (400, 800 and 2000) along with a built-in LCD display to show which setting you’re using at the moment, a wide metal scroll wheel, a weight compartment so you can find the perfect weight (from 5 to 30 grams in 5 gram increments) and three sets of feet in different materials for that perfect friction.

Frag on.

Microsoft.com: SideWinder Product Page

Posted by TG August 23rd 2007 | Link to this post

Download Safari for Windows

Safari Windows

Steve Jobs just announced that the public beta of Safari 3 is available as a free download, but the real kicker is of course that it’s available for Windows now as well. The old Mac / Windows barriers just keep on falling apart, don’t they?

The Windows version looks just like the Mac version and (according to Apple) it’s two times faster than Internet Explorer and 1.6 times faster than Firefox – but before you get your hopes up you should bear in mind that this release is rightfully marked beta, there’s plenty of reports of websites rendering poorly in it still.

(There’s a demo video available for those still not believing.)

Apple.com/safari

Posted by TG June 11th 2007 | Link to this post

Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000: When webcams go hi-def

Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000

Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 is a small laptop webcam capable of shooting hi-res video (2.0 megapixels) as well as still photographs in 7.6 megapixels. Along with that you get a 71° wide-angle lens, 3x digital zoom, pan/tilt/zoom, built-in microphone and yeah, it’s optimized for Windows Live Messenger.

Microsoft.com: Lifecam NX-6000 product page
Amazon.com: Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 ($78.48)

Posted by TG May 30th 2007 | Link to this post

Microsoft Surface: Impressive drag & drop interface

It seems like Microsoft has gotten themselves involved with the Jeff Han, the surface computing guru behind the quite impressive and revolutionary multi-touch drag & drop interface which makes Minority Report-style computing a reality. Microsoft calls it Microsoft Surface (previously known as Project Milan).

Popular Mechanics got Microsoft to demonstrate Surface for them so grab a new cup of coffee, sit back and enjoy the video below:

Popular Mechanics: Microsoft Surface: Behind-the-Scenes First Look
Microsoft.com: Surface

(Via OhGizmo)

Posted by TG May 30th 2007 | Link to this post

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