The New Microsoft Modern Keyboard has a hidden fingerprint scanner

Microsoft has discreetly uncovered the Modern Mouse and Modern Keyboard, its next era of Windows 10 input gadgets that match the most recent Surface models in design and expectations.

Yes, it’s not only Apple which gets a bite at these cream-like gadgets. Microsoft has long adapted to the trend and has now accessories and gadgets that work efficiently with its devices, and the Modern Mouse and the Modern Keyboard are such examples.

Much like Apple’s keyboard, the new model has “Chiclet”- style keys and aluminium casing that is substantial and “virtually indestructible,” Microsoft says. The most interesting component in these gadgets is a concealed fingerprint sensor situated between the Alt and Ctrl keys so that it won’t meddle with the writing background. Yes, a neat and tidy fingerprint sensor which does not hinder with the foreground work done by the users works as a great option.

The keyboard, in silver and dark color, works either wired or using Bluetooth 4.0, with automatic pairing out of the case when you first connect it. It uses a rechargeable battery and is right with Windows 8-10, Windows 10 Phone, Android and macOS, with the support of Bluetooth 4.0 or higher. Microsoft guarantees it will work especially well with its new Windows 10 Surface Studio, Pro and Laptop gadgets.

Concerning the Modern Mouse, it indeed looks a considerable measure superior to past models, with a smooth, adjusted tasteful, almost undetectable buttons and a metal scroll wheel. It likewise uses Bluetooth 4.0, and Microsoft guarantees “exceptional precision,” however it didn’t uncover a correct PPI rating. It requires a couple of AAA alkaline batteries and is good for most OS and gadgets that come with Bluetooth 4.0.

The Modern Mouse costs $50, and the Modern Keyboard is $130, and both devices are “coming soon.” There are no official statements or other data on the gadgets, aside from the product pages and videos on YouTube.


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