Paul Thurrott, reporting for Thurrott:

Microsoft has quietly introduced a new keyboard, the Microsoft Modern Keyboard, which features a Fingerprint ID key for Windows Hello sign-ins. There’s also a new Modern Mouse coming too.

The new keyboard shares a lot in common with the Surface Keyboard that was announced alongside the Studio last year, but adds a fingerprint key and can also be used wired - sounds more like an iteration to last year's Surface Keyboard and not a new keyboard that the name suggests. A quick peek of Microsoft's other keyboards indicate Microsoft has work to do streamlining their portfolio so that customers have clear options. It feels as though this is a hardware division within Microsoft comprising of separate teams of engineers who missed Satya Nadella's One Microsoft memo.

Friday, June 16 - 11:50 am


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