ARM + Direct Computing = Google TV Like Windows TV With Windows 8

Windows 8 will support instant on by fast booting into application specific operating systems for media playback and other functions.

Microsoft Gets Patent For Cool Gesture Based Text Input On Phones & Remotes

Microsoft has been granted a patent to enter text on devices like phones or remote controllers.

Discarded Implementation Of Live Tiles UI In Windows Phone 7

Patent application shows how the Live Tiles in Windows Phone 7 evolved.

Apple’s Magic Trackpad + Display = Microsoft’s Latest Patent Application

A Microsoft patent application shows a magic trackpad with screen.

Microsoft Applies To Patent Dual Screen Mobile Shown In Montage Vision 2019 Video

I’m no more excited about Windows Phone 7. I WANT THIS PHONE DAMMIT!

Microsoft To Introduce ‘Direct Experience Platform’ With Windows 8?

Direct Experience Platform for Windows will start the PC in reduced functionality mode to function more as a consumer device for specific purposes than as a full fledged PC.

Xbox 360 Controller To Feature Easy Wired/Wireless Mode Swap

A few months back Razer co-founder Min-Liang Tan visited Mumbai and showed us a few of his company’s products, he was particularly proud of the Razer Mamba. The Mamba was small in size and had two modes of operation – wired and wireless. Not two different products, but the same mouse could switch between the wired and wireless mouse mode on the fly.

Microsoft Applies To Patent A Touch Gesture

Microsoft has applied to patent a touch gesture known as rubber band gesture.

Microsoft Patent Reveals Weird Touch Keyboard Layout For Slate PCs

Patent application from Microsoft shows an alternative layout of a touch keyboard that does not require a stylus.

Microsoft Patent Shows Dynamic Dual Sided Remote

Office Labs showed Microsoft’s vision for the future, translucent gadgets without tactile buttons and dynamic interfaces. Office Labs GM Chris Pratley then demoed one of the technologies shown in the video.

In a recent patent application Microsoft has applied to patent a device (remote) with dynamic controls depending on which side is facing up.  This is done based on which side the effect of gravity is observed.

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