Microsoft has a big ass surprise for us on September 9th…too.  It isn’t rainbow iPods and it certainly isn’t lasers either.   You see…they are saying goodbye to lasers.  What could it possibly be? 

Update: the image in on Microsoft’s Website is called "hw_home_bluetrack_teaser.jpg"   and appears to refer to a new technology for using mice on various surfaces.  It is also the world’s largest selection of squeezable stress dolls.

So, will this be the moment that after 30 years, Microsoft invents something new rather than taking an existing technology and "mainstreaming" it?   Will it overshadow the iPod launch?

In any case, sharks will sorely miss their lasers.

 Update 2:  That "mystery" didn’t take long to solve….


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