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    Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Microsoft takes a shine to Logitech? | The Register
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    Microsoft in for Logitech, Yahoo - The INQUIRER

    better be nothing more than a rumour wouldbe the worst thing ever
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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    You should see the threads about this on the SlimDevices forum (makers of the much loved SqueezeBox that were purchased by Logitec about a year ago)

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    damn, when I buy keyboards or mice its either microsoft or logitech. if this goes through I won't have no choice!
    bad enough they bought out rareware and new donkey titles ceased to be released

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    do something hexus, send logitech a "please dont" letter
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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    do something hexus, send logitech a "please dont" letter
    Apparently Hexus shareholders are happy about that move.. According to the INQ:

    "Shares in Logitech were up yesterday on suggestions that Microsoft could dip into its change to pick up the brilliant Swiss input-device maker."

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    What do people have against MS mice and keyboards?

    I have used Microsoft mice heavily since they released their first optical mouse, I currently use the Habu, a great mouse.

    All the Logitechs I have used have felt cheap =S

    The only things from Logitech I have ever liked are the G15 (which i still couldn't give my ZBoard up for!) and the Harmony remotes (I'd be lost without my Harmony 525!)
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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    we dont know anyone has shares, and anyway they should be impartial and do what's right like they normally are
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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    What do people have against MS mice and keyboards?
    I reckon a lot of people don't have anything against MS input devices - but still want Logitech around to provide an alternative. Yea, we still have Razer and whatnot, but the fact is that many people are still more than satisfied with an MX510.

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Microsoft makes some cracking kit as it is. I suppose its one less for the competition, but if a merger is done correctly we could see some brilliant new devices
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    I'd much rather deal with Logitech customer services though than a Microsoft New Delhi call centre

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Quote Originally Posted by GSte View Post
    I'd much rather deal with Logitech customer services though than a Microsoft New Delhi call centre
    Well said, im totally fed up of those!

    Competition is a good thing for us, more microsoft buys, the more we are forced to spend.

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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Agent View Post
    Microsoft makes some cracking kit as it is. I suppose its one less for the competition, but if a merger is done correctly we could see some brilliant new devices
    noooo no thats not what will happen at all
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    Re: Microsoft to buy Logitech?!

    Perhaps this is all part of Microsoft's evil plan for world domination. First they partner up with Razer to make mice and keyboards (Habu and Reclusa), then they decide to buy Logitech.

    Today gaming peripherals, tomorrow ... the WORLD! Bwa ha ha haaaa!

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