Given the leaks trickling out all summer, we weren't too surprised to hear from Microsoft about its new convertible, touch-sensitive mouse a few weeks ago. And indeed, the Arc Touch Mouse looks and behaves pretty much as expected. The convertible design lets you pack the mouse flat in your laptop bag. The touch capability is limited to a scrolling strip that runs down the middle.
Ever-handy with Google Translate, Engadget has a story from German tech site Winfuture.de regarding a seemingly likely leak of a new Microsoft Arc Touch mouse. Winfuture cites German retailer Notebooksbilliger as the originating source by way of a premature listing on its site, although Engadget and others have been tracking rumors of the mouse for the past few months.
The product shots, which Winfuture seems to have grabbed from Notesbookbilliger before the retailer removed the listing, indicate a core design not entirely unlike Microsoft's original Arc mouse. Rather than folding into itself like the original, the new model … Read more