Microsoft's new Windows 10-ready mouse and keyboard are coming in October

Microsoft has just introduced new Windows 10-ready PC accessories that will go on sale in October. The Wireless Desktop 900 is a new wireless keyboard and mouse bundle for $49.95, while the Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 will also be sold that month for $29.95.

Microsoft says:

"The new Wireless Desktop 900 features a simple, modern design with quiet-touch keys for comfortable typing and easy plug-in-play wireless capability with a 30-foot range. It also comes with an ambidextrous mouse. The Wireless Desktop 900 keyboard features one-click shortcuts for Cortana, OneNote, and virtual desktops – offering quick access to new Windows 10 features. The Wireless Desktop 900 also features AES encryption so you can enjoy safe and secure wireless connectivity."

Microsoft will also sell the mouse that comes with the Wireless Desktop 900 as a separate product, the Wireless Mouse 900, for $29.95. Here's what Microsoft new Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 will be like:

"An update to the best-selling Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, the Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600 works great with Windows 10 and features new Bluetooth 4.0 SMART technology and a 4-way scroll wheel for navigating up, down, left and right. It has a compact and comfortable design that makes it great for carrying around with you on the go. "

In addition. Microsoft will launch updated versions of the following desktop sets, with a keyboard and mouse bundle, to add support for AES encryption and "take advantage of Windows 10 features such as Cortana, OneNote, and virtual desktops:

  • Sculpt Comfort Desktop – $79.95
  • Wireless Desktop 850 and Keyboard 850: (formerly the 800) – $24.95
  • Wireless Desktop 3050 (formerly the 3000) - $59.95
  • Wireless Comfort Desktop 5050 (formerly the 5000) - $69.95

All of those desktop sets will be launched in late September or early October.

Source: Microsoft

John Callaham