How Microsoft got the perfect "click" noise on Surface
When Microsoft entered the PC hardware business in a serious way last year with the release of Surface, the company wanted to make sure the devices made the best possible impression. They tested everything -- including the hallmark "click" noise made when you snap one of the keyboards into the tablet. But how did they measure the click? In a room with no echo -- watch here.
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