Microsoft annonced the Explorer Touch Mouse ,the newest addition to the touch family alongside Touch Mouse and Arc Touch Mouse, featuring an advanced scroll strip for vertical and horizontal navigation on your PC or Mac. Microsoft has taken touch strip technology to the next level to include side-to-side swipes and five customizable buttons. In addition to easy navigation, the scroll wheel also allows for three speeds of scrolling: slow speed for precise movements, medium speed to advance a page or two, or hyperfast speed to flick quickly through a long document. And with advanced haptic technology, it’s easy to feel and hear how quickly you are scrolling.The Explorer Touch Mouse is also the first Microsoft mouse to offer an 18-month battery life.
The Explorer Touch Mouse will be available in September for $49.95, in four colors: Coal Black, Storm Gray, Sangria Red and Rust Red.