Last month, Microsoft officially announced the new Modern Keyboard that comes with a Fingerprint ID sensor bringing Windows Hello authentication to any Windows 10 device. The fingerprint sensor is placed as any other key (next to the right Alt key) in the keyboard. This keyboard’s aluminum frame makes it not only of the highest quality, but virtually indestructible. Microsoft is allowing users to use it as either a wireless/wired interface. Also, they have improved the Bluetooth paring experience, enabling automatic pairing when you connect the cable at first OOBE. It runs on 2 AAA alkaline batteries and comes with 12 months of battery life.
The new Microsoft Modern Mouse visually complement Modern Keyboard and its raised arc supports your palm in a natural resting position, and reduces the tension on your risk, to keep your hand relaxed as you point and click. The metal scroll wheel feels solid under your finger. It offers up to 12 months of battery life and works via Bluetooth.
The Microsoft Modern Mouse and Modern Keyboard are compatible with devices running following operating systems.
- Microsoft Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8
- Microsoft Windows 10 phone
- Mac OS 10.10.5/ 10.11.1/10.11.4
- Android 4.4.2-5.0
- Host must support Bluetooth 4.0 or higher