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New Microsoft Keyboard Has a Hidden Fingerprint Sensor
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Default New Microsoft Keyboard Has a Hidden Fingerprint Sensor - 06-19-2017, 06:34 | posts: 28,964 | Location: Guru3D testlab

Microsoft release a new keyboard called ‘Modern Keyboard’, and it features a fingerprint sensor that can be used to login with Windows Hello. The keyboard can work over bluetooth o...

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Default 06-19-2017, 18:04 | posts: 2,323 | Location: Dominican Republic

now if they replaced the numpad with a huge precision touchpad this could be the ultimate HTPC keyboard

surely better than this https://www.microsoft.com/accessorie...oard/n9z-00001
   
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Default 06-19-2017, 18:34 | posts: 9,278 | Location: Pennsylvania, USA

am i the only one wondering exactly where the fingerprint sensor is? can't seem to find it..... looks like it might be just to the right of the right Alt key... but hard to tell.
   
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Default 06-20-2017, 00:09 | posts: 336 | Location: Belgium

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am i the only one wondering exactly where the fingerprint sensor is? can't seem to find it..... looks like it might be just to the right of the right Alt key... but hard to tell.
Its the windows button
   
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Yeah not gonna pay $129 for a basic ass keyboard with flat keys. I'd much prefer to spend less money on a much better mechanical keyboard.
   
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Default 06-20-2017, 00:14 | posts: 2,741 | Location: Ibaraki, Japan

CIA wants your fingerprint now, perfect keyboard for Win10


   
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Yeah not gonna pay $129 for a basic ass keyboard with flat keys. I'd much prefer to spend less money on a much better mechanical keyboard.
Yep.... like the Tesoro Gram Spectrum my fiance bought for me this past Christmas. AMAZING keyboard. Slim, but weighty, and love the lighting options.
   
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CIA wants your fingerprint now, perfect keyboard for Win10
Or you actually use an encrypted work computer with biometric authentication
   
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$50 for a mouse without any side buttons? :
   
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Default 06-21-2017, 04:42 | posts: 1,948 | Location: AZ

looks like a cheap $20 set you buy at walmart
   
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Default 06-21-2017, 07:45 | posts: 3,479 | Location: Imagine...

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now if they replaced the numpad with a huge precision touchpad this could be the ultimate HTPC keyboard

surely better than this https://www.microsoft.com/accessorie...oard/n9z-00001
For HTPC use i don't see competition to Logitech K830:

- backlit
- 2.4 Ghz wireless/Bluetooth
- Touchpad and left/right buttons
   
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