Keyboards are highly personal items. Some folks like huge, clackety, old-school keyboards with tactile feedback, while others go for small and light. And if small and light is what you’re after, Microsoft’s new Arc is a decent, portable, chiclet-style keyboard that works well alongside your Mac--provided you can put up with the indignity of backward function keys.
According to the BrandZ Top 100, Apple's brand is more trusted than Microsoft. Microsoft, however, is still more popular than brands pushing products suspected of causing cancer and obesity.Hmm, everything seems to be coming up roses!
Surprisingly, at least one Microsoft executive thinks Apple’s patent lawsuit against HTC might help sort out some intellectual property ownership issues -- despite the fact that the suit also names Windows Mobile devices.
If Apple’s keyboards, with their extreme thinness and laptop-style
keys, resemble an underfed model, all waiflike and delicate,
Microsoft’s usual offerings look like they’ve been bulking up with Iso
Mass Xtreme Gainer protein powder. Their wireless keyboards tend to
have an extra inch or two of plastic hanging off the bottoms or the
sides, and they just look so beefy and large on a desk, even an
uncluttered one. Microsoft's Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 reverses this trend.
many people thought the iPad announcement Wednesday was exciting,
says that Microsoft, Nokia, and Nintendo weren't among them. Each
found ways to take a shot at the iPad and Jobs' announcement speech.