Today’s tech news: Microsoft to launch new keyboards with Office and emoji keys


Microsoft has included a emoji and office key in its upcoming keyboards. As the company claimed on building new bluetooth enabled keyboards which includes these two individual buttons. We have observed replacement of a previous right hand window key with new dedicated office key to directly access app in windows 10.

Windows 10 users can now open all office suit apps, you can launch by holding Office key+X to get Excel

For emoji, you cannot actually utilize them its still an unusual on new keyboards. As the organization soon to add the feature as the usage of emoji’s increasing. WIth this new key you can pick an specified emoji in windows 10.

While Microsoft is pushing these new Office and emoji keys. It’s not clear whether other third-party keyboards will ever adopt them. Most keyboards ship with the dedicated Windows key. Microsoft has a licensing agreement in place for the use of the Windows key to ensure the appearance is the same everywhere. The comp has not yet revealed a similar licensing program for its new Office key.

Microsoft quietly launched these new keyboards at the company’s Surface hardware event last week, but they’ll be available in stores on October 15th.

The Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard priced at $59.99. Includes a fabric palm rest wired to a PC via a USB port. Microsoft’s smaller Bluetooth Keyboard priced at $49.99, and it has Bluetooth 5.0 support with up to 3 years of battery life.

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