: The mystery behind Microsoft Hardware's "Say Goodbye to Laser" teaser appears to have been solved, in record time.
Readers of sites including Engadget
have uncovered references to and photos of a new Microsoft "Blue Track" mouse on sites including the German version of Amazon.com
and the YouGame online store
. Among other things, the logo on the front matches the image at the end of Microsoft's teaser animation
Microsoft Hardware, the unit that makes the company's mice and keyboards, has scheduled a Sept. 9 event in Seattle to unveil its latest product lineup. Today it launched an animation teasing a new product, with the tag line, "Say Goodbye to Laser."
The obvious guess is that it's a new mouse technology, maybe replacing the internal lasers currently used to determine the relative...