Microsoft Initiates a New Teaser Campaign: Tablet, Phone, Mouse, Zune?

Microsoft Shows Off Mysterious Product

by Anton Shilov
08/03/2010 | 08:12 PM

Microsoft Corp. has uploaded two photos (1, 2) of a rather mysterious product to a special Microsoft Hardware album on Twitpic. The world's largest maker of software did not say what it is, but it could either be a slate, phone, mouse/touch pad or a new version of Zune personal digital media player.

 

The only hint that Microsoft actually revealed about the device is "Don’t be so touchy…flat is where it’s at.” Considering the fact that touch-based input is a very fashionable trend and almost everything can be made flat, the "description" can illustrate almost all types of modern digital devices.

There are a number of things that are likely to be the candidates to be "flat" and emerge from Microsoft: