To commemorate the 30th year in the hardware business, Microsoft Hardware group announced a special giveaway contest, where the company will be giving away a limited quantity of 30th Anniversary Arc Touch mice!
"So, please join us as we kick off our 30th Anniversary Twitter Contest celebrating our decade of birth--the magnificent 1980s," Microsoft said.
To enter into the contest, Microsoft says, "Tweet what you love about the 80's and include hashtag #MSHWturns30. We'll pick 1 winner from the top 100 tweets that will be eligible to win one of these commemorative 30th Anniversary Arc Touch mice."
"This Sweepstakes starts at 12:01a.m. Pacific Time (PT) on May 21, 2012 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on June 14, 2012 ("Entry Period"). This Sweepstakes is hosted in the United States of America. And, the people in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria; you are not eligible to enter," according to sweepstakes official rules.
"A few years into its iconic decade, 1982 truly epitomized all that was glorious about the 80s. 1982 brought us a plethora of significant milestones worth celebrating as Microsoft Hardware looks back on its first 30 years. The Microsoft Hardware Group was born--Amid other tech, culture and pop milestones, 1982 marked the introduction of the Microsoft Hardware business. Starting with our very first mouse--fondly known as The "Green-Eyed Monster"--The Microsoft Hardware group has worked to stay at the cutting edge of peripheral design, and we plan to do so for years to come," Microsoft stated.