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M$ touch mouse $49.99 keyboard $79.99!!


besb

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To go with their new shiny operating system MS are launching their touch mouse.
You will be able to buy this at the bargain price of $79.99!!!!

Somehow I do not feel tempted to replace my 10year old 5 button mouse that has the paint worn off but still works perfectly. This cost the enormous sum Of £4.50 call it $7; media keyboard £6 ($9)
 

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phailyoor

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I've got a lot of old Ms hardware that I still use. They're pretty solid.

I'm really WTF on the price though. I can get a decent mechanical keyboard for less, and that will be significantly better in typing quality.
 

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$50 isn't that terrible for a mouse. I've paid that much in the past.

As far as a keyboard goes, there are $8 keyboards and there are nice mechanical keyboards that cost $130. Coworker of mine just got the Das Professional S for work and for the work environment it's nice. I 'm actually contemplating getting one for my desk as I sit here and type all day.
 

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eastbayrae

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I still a Sidewinder mouse and it still works after 3 years abuse.
 

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Coke Robot

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I paid 50 dollars for the Microsoft Touch Mouse and I think 50 as well for my Logitech wireless solar powered keyboard....I am an experienced explorer of the amazon....com. :D

80 dollars for a mouse seems high, it is. But then again, some people do pay that money for a peripheral like a mouse, for example, gamers. They sometimes pay almost 100 dollars and more for a mouse and keyboard. Why? Floats their boat. The Touch Mouse floats my boat as it's great for the Desktop, and will be great for the metro environment.
 

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skallal

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I recently bought the MS Touch Mouse at Fry's for $75 ($5 off for open box), and really love it. Use it all of the tine now on my W7 box. Too bad I can't use it at work on my XP box (will they EVER upgrade it)? Not sure how different the new mouse will be.
 
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jryoo

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That's too expensive for me. Not even worth considering.
 

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