Quote "UK pricing is 165 pounds, or about $281, well over the accessory's $200 price in the US." Unquote
Nothing new there, then!
The 1TB storage is shown available on my account as of now 16 Jul 14 @1540 hrs GMT (UK)
A detachable numeric keypad may be a boon to us left-handers, BUT the mouse looks particularly right-handed. At least "normal rodents" can be used with some left-handed comfort.
An upgrade keeping all applications, settings and personal files is available upgrading from W8 Pro to W8.1 Pro, but using the TechNet key. Obviously this key may/will "die" when TechNet dies...
Media Centre from W8 to W8.1 (preview) does not migrate over, but you can re-install Media Centre again from W8.1 (preview) using the previous Media Centre key. I would suggest that this will...