The Wireless Laser Mouse 5000, scheduled for release by Microsoft in April at a price of about $49.95, contains five buttons, including a Magnifier button that allows for real-time enlargement and editing of any section of the screen, and a Tilt Wheel that permits horizontal and vertical scrolling.
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