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Microsoft’s new Surface tablet computer, unveiled during a press event here this afternoon, will work in conjunction with a cover that attaches via magnets and doubles as a keyboard. Two versions will be available: one with a touch-sensitive surface, dubbed Touch Cover; and another with slightly raised keys for better typing, dubbed Type Cover.

The company isn’t saying how the accessories will be sold, or how much they’ll cost.

Backstage at the company’s press event we received an impromptu demo, in the video above.

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