Windows 7 is finally out and it’s multitouch capability is topnotch! However, Microsoft will definitely have a hard time convince a lot of people to patronize multitouch in laptops with capacitive displays because some are so expensive. However, Microsoft recently unveiled 5 prototype next generation mice, which the salient feature is multi-touch.

These are the five prototype mice:

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FTIR (Frustrated Total Internal Reflection) Mouse

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Orb Mouse

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Cap (capacitive) Mouse

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Side Mouse

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Arty (articulated) Mouse

View the video demo of the prototype mice ( enjoy the cool techno soundtrack too).


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Giancarlo Viterbo is a Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.

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