Windows 8 peripherals for tablets and PCs
Need a mouse for your Windows 8 laptop or a keyboard for your Windows RT tablet? These devices from Microsoft and Logitech are solid options from proven peripherals vendors
By Paul Mah | CIO US | Published: 16:01, 13 November 2012
If you've just bought a Windows 8 PC or Windows RT tablet, check out this list of the latest keyboard and mouse peripherals that are designed for Windows 8. Many were crafted with an eye for portability and offer some form of touch capability or shortcuts that will increase the usability of the Windows 8 operating system.
Microsoft Touch Mouse
The Microsoft Touch Mouse is a wireless mouse with a large touch-sensitive surface optimized with navigational experiences designed for Windows 8. The Touch mouse recognizes one-, two-, and three-fingered gestures as well as horizontal and vertical scrolling. You can configure gestures to correspond to actions such as snapping, moving and minimizing and maximizing windows in Windows 8, while the thumb can be used to move back and forth between pages. Surface sensitivity can be tweaked though the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center settings.