Seattle - Microsoft has added to its Touch line of mice with the addition of the Explorer Touch.
The wireless Explorer Touch is engineered with a touch strip with horizontal and vertical scrolling that's designed to respond to touches, flicks and finger swipes. Other features include an 18-month battery life, five customizable buttons, a two-color battery indicator and BlueTrack technology.
According to Microsoft, BlueTrack enables users to mouse on nearly any type of surface, including granite, carpet and wood. It does not work on clear glass or mirrors.
It will be available in September for $49.95 in four colors: Coal Black, Storm Gray, Sangria Red and Rust Red.