Microsoft 86's the Wireless Keyboard Adapter for the Microsoft Surface

Microsoft 86's the Wireless Keyboard Adapter for the Microsoft Surface
Microsoft has killed off the Wireless Keyboard Adapter for the Microsoft Surface. The cylinder shaped accessory allows the tablet and the Surface Type or Surface Touch Cover to connect from 30 feet away. Priced at $59.99, the Wireless Keyboard Adapter was launched last September, and currently appears on the Microsoft website, listed as being out of stock.

One person with a faulty unit was told by Microsoft that it could not replace his faulty adapter and offered him a $20 credit instead. A Microsoft spokesman blamed the decision to stop offering the Wireless Keyboard Adapter on a number of factors, although the Redmond based company did not mention what these factors are.

On the other hand, Microsoft might have a winner with its Surface Power Covers. This is a QWERTY keyboard attachment that is also a protective case, and  has an embedded cell that increases the battery life on your slate by 70%. Just released earlier this month, the Power Covers are already out of stock. Since the Microsoft Store won't let you backorder,  if you want one, you will have to keep checking to see when they are back in stock.

source: CNET

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1. Raifid

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Type Cover 2 for the win!

2. SuperMaoriBro

Posts: 533; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

Wait what? Someone paid $60 for it, it broke and cant be repaired or replaced so he gets offered $20? That sucks

3. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

An example of how far Microsoft has fallen as a company. They used to have excellent service, now...

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