Date: April 9th, 2005
Article by: Jeff Caldwell (Hardware Reviewer)
Edited by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner / Head Editor)
Product was donated by: Microsoft
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MICROSOFT CORPORATE PROFILE (Humerous)
Seeing there was no real corporate profile on their main site, we decided to make one up to lighten the review up a little.
Here it is:
"We plan to take over the world. We are Microsoft, we are god. You will be assimilated, resistance is futile."
Do you always find your mouse and keyboard cables getting tangled? Do you wish you could lay down on your bed or couch and still use the keyboard as a makeshift remote for your computers DVD player? Is that plain white keyboard not giving you what you really need? Are those cables just too short to put your tower where you really want it?
If you agreed with any of these questions its time for a change to wireless, and the Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop set is for you. I have to tell you, it sure is nice being able to lie on my bed watching my favorite TV series on DVD without having to get up to use the mouse or keyboard to navigate the menus.
Tested from 2ft to 8ft
- Experience the convenience of wireless keyboards and mouse products, and say good-bye to clutter.
- Enhanced F Keys: Experience common tasks instantly. Press a key to open, close, save, print, send e-mail, and more.
- Media Center : Press a button to easily enjoy your multimedia activities.
- Hot Keys: One-touch access to the functions and files you go to most.
- Tilt Wheel Technology:
- Side-to-side scrolling: scroll horizontally and vertically.
- Smooth scrolling: feel the unique wheel scroll smoothly.
- Enhanced accelerated scrolling: leap even farther and faster through your documents
- Application switching: easily move between open windows by pushing down on the scroll wheel
- Microsoft Optical Technology: durability, increased speed and accuracy, and consistent performance.
- Ergonomic and Ambidextrous sleek design
128 Megs of RAM
60Mb of Hard Drive space
8x CD-ROM Drive/DVD-ROM Drive
Mac OS X 10.x (excluding 10.0)
30 Mb of Hard Drive s pace