Are you searching for a last minute gift for your special someone this Valentine’s Day? Well lucky for you, we have a few great ideas courtesy of the folks who work in Microsoft Hardware. I asked them for a Valentine’s Day song and dance number, but alas they were too busy winning awards like the I4U Editor’s Choice Award, the 2011 Red Dot Award in product design and the PC Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award.

Last week, I recommended the Sangria Red Arc Touch Mouse as a great gift for Valentine’s Day. It really is, as long as she isn’t expecting an engagement ring or 100lbs of chocolate. However, don’t let your imagination stop there. If you’re buying for the man in your life, why not consider the mouse that PC Magazine called “..the best touch mouse you can buy for the PC.” I mean nothing says I love you quite like giving the best.

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If you are looking for a gift with a little more color pizazz, consider the Express Mouse. This award-winning mouse was developed in collaboration with a team that set out to say one thing “Wired mice are cool. They don't run out of batteries, they never lose connection, they're more environmentally friendly, and they cost less than their wireless cousins.” If you aren’t in the “I love you” stage – a cool mouse might be just the gift to say “I think you’re awesome.”

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Finally, for those of you fostering long-distance love, think about a way to stay in touch this season! With the Microsoft Hardware LifeCam Studio, you can video chat with high quality graphics that make you feel like you’re right there with the people that matter the most to you. This great webcam has sharpened focus from as close as four inches away and a wide angle lens to capture your entire family in any shot.

Want more great ideas for Valentine’s Day? Ask us on Twitter @kristinalibby or @Benreedpro.