Microsoft Surface Keyboard and Mouse Spotted at FCC [Video]By Noi Ramirez
A leak at the FCC gave us an early look at the products Microsoft is rumored to be coming out this month.
Microsoft Surface keyboard
Windows Central acknowledged in a report that the Surface Keyboard made it through the FCC. The wireless keyboards come in two designs. One of the keyboards bears a clean and minimalist design, while the other is an ergonomic Sculpt keyboard.
Both devices have been modified to include Surface technology said to make typing a better experience. The gray finish devices are compatible with all Windows PC's, iOS, Mac OS, and Android via the onboard 4.0 LE Bluetooth technology and can run up to 12 months using two AA batteries.
The report also made mention of another FCC application for a Surface ergonomic keyboard. Though mentioned in the application documents that it is a 'Microsoft Bluetooth Keyboard', no photos or further details were available.
Microsoft Surface Mouse
The mouse is a redesigned Designer Mouse renamed Surface Mouse and looks much like its predecessor. The only noticeable feature aside from the color is the branding. The old mouse sports 'Microsoft' while the new Surface Mouse now has the Microsoft company logo. The new mouse uses three AAA batteries that can last up to 12 months and comes with Bluetooth Low Energy support.
New Surface all-in-one (AIO) PC
Talks have it that Microsoft is set to announce the release of a Surface all-in-one (AIO) PC. ZDNet sources say Microsoft will hold a late October launch of the new hardware device, codenamed "Cardinal" running Windows 10 and may come in three different screen sizes: 21 inches, 24 inches, and 27 inches.
The report said that there is no specifics nor confirmation of what to expect to be showcased at the said event. Microsoft has sent out email invites for an event to be held in New York City on October 26th .