Discontinued and unreleased Microsoft peripherals revived by licensing deal Ars Technica
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- "Microsoft will still retain ownership of its designs, so it could potentially bring back classic mice or keyboards itself in the future or continue to renew its license to Incase," The Verge reported, pointing out that Onward isn't licensing every single one of Microsoft's computer peripherals..
- Products like the Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard will become Incase products with "Designed by Microsoft" branding.Beyond the computer accessories saying "Designed by Microsoft," they should be the same keyboards, mice, webcams, headsets, and speakers, Onward, Incase's parent company, said, per The Verge..
- If all goes well, Incase could build its own computer accessories portfolio.Microsoft's initial departure from Microsoft-brand peripherals meant it would only focus on more expensive, higher-end designs worthy of Surface branding..
- Incase's venture could help serve those customers, while Microsoft's legacy with such products can continue without major investment from the tech giant.Here's a full list of the Microsoft-designed peripherals that Incase plans to bring back in 2024:.
- Onward said its Incase brand will bring back 23 Microsoft-designed products in 2024 and hopes for availability to start in Q2.Incase also plans to launch an ergonomic keyboard that Microsoft designed but never released..
- Scharon Harding - Jan 5, 2024 9:52 pm UTC In April, Microsoft announced that it would stop selling Microsoft-branded computer peripherals..
Enlarge/ The Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard is making a comeback.89In April, Microsoft announced that it would stop selling Microsoftbranded computer peripherals. Today, Onward Brands announced th [+3462 chars]