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A recently published patent filed by Microsoft describes in detail the hinge mechanism supporting a pop-up dual-surfaced foldable display. The patent also hints towards edge display notifications.
Despite all the delays and changes of plans for its rumored Surface Andromeda device, Microsoft is seemingly invested in the foldable form factor, as suggested by a newly published patent.
The Microsoft faithful may rejoice, as the latest statement from the company's hardware chief suggests Andromeda is still a thing, with Panay describing a pocketable Surface device as his 'baby'.
Language packs found on the Microsoft Store were found to contain references to the company's fabled Andromeda device, and expound upon our understanding of the alleged foldable phone's capabilities.
A petition to save Microsoft's long-rumored and possibly delayed Andromeda "Surface Phone" device has already been started, and has amassed over 3,000 supporters in the last couple of days.
As expected, more news from the Redmond giant has surfaced these past seven days. Details about games, Windows 10 updates, and upcoming hardware, all of them encapsulated in the handy guide below.
User renders for Microsoft's upcoming foldable dual-display device codenamed Andromeda showoff what the device would look like in laptop and gaming modes for a mixture of both work and play.
Leaked internal emails from Microsoft serve as another reference to the company's Andromeda device. They refer to the upcoming Surface device as 'new and disruptive', and tout its 'pocketable' nature.
Microsoft's Panos Panay, took to Twitter today thanking LG's display wing for a hinged, dual-display device that is almost certainly a tease for the company's fabled Surface Phone.
New APIs added in the latest build released to Insiders show Microsoft is adding features enabling its OS to run on devices featuring 360-degree rotation, the most likely candidate being Andromeda.
The fabled Andromeda device currently being worked on by Microsoft may be deserving of the Surface Phone moniker, after all, as a new report suggests current prototypes support telephony capabilities.
Thanks to E3 week, there's been a lot of news from Microsoft. From first- to third-party game showcases to hints of the next Xbox and much more. Be sure to catch up via the handy guide below.
A new report lays out the roadmap for Microsoft's hardware lineup, showing the device codenames, as well as the likely release dates for Andromeda, the new Surface tablet, and more.
The alleged Surface Phone is yet to be confirmed by Microsoft, even with numerous hints towards its possible release. Here's how the rumored device might look like, as imagined by a designer.
Time again for the weekly roundup of news out of the Redmond campus. This week, we have some bugs that were exposed in Microsoft software, as well as new patents that could hint at future products.
Since last year several patents and rumors have swirled around Microsoft returning to the mobile market with both a new SKU to its Windows 10 OS and a mysterious foldable mobile device.
Further evidence pointing towards Microsoft's rumored Andromeda device has been revealed. Also referred to as the Surface Phone, the device has officially been listed in the latest Windows 10 SDK.
The Chinese wing of the Redmond-based giant made reference to the Surface Phone yesterday when comparing Cortana's performance on Android with its anticipated abilities on the fabled device.
New patents from the USPTO show how Microsoft is planning on embedding a camera into its hyped Surface phone, with novel designs that try to fit a quality camera into the phone's rather thin frame.
A new patent for Microsoft's long-rumored Surface phone has emerged, this time showing off the haptics of the device. The rumored handset will be a foldable tablet, codenamed Andromeda.
A new patent filed by Microsoft has been published recently. This gives people a closer look at the hinge mechanism for the company's allegedly upcoming dual-display Andromeda device.
Microsoft's Andromeda has been rumored for quite some time. New patent images revealed last week have now been transformed into concept renders, showing a very sleek and elegant device.
A new patent for a foldable device from Microsoft shows off some interesting camera technology, which would allow for a different field of view when the device is folded on one side.
Details have emerged regarding Microsoft's rumored Surface phone, reportedly referred to as Andromeda. Apparently this device will run on ARM processors, and might be released as early as next year.
From Ice Lake and golden Gates, to Scorpio's return, Surface frustration, Nokia Bothies, Android flagships, bad branding, and Sony's Nobunaga, it's our handy roundup of the week's top tech news.
Forget foldable phones - a new concept video has offered a glimpse of what Microsoft's much-rumored Surface Phone could look like, with a more conventional form factor and feature set.
A major supplier for Microsoft's Surface line has broken its silence on how well the groundbreaking product line is selling, and according to them, it might not be as well as you think.
According to purported Chinese leaks about Microsoft's rebooted mobile hardware, the device will be called Surface Mobile and may feature a built-in projector for a simulated desktop experience.
Microsoft's phone hardware business is effectively dead, with negligible revenue last quarter. However, its CEO says more phones are coming, but "they will not look like phones that are there today".
A new patent from Microsoft has surfaced online, which indicates that the company is considering dual display devices. One display would be emissive while the other would be made from e-paper.
While one shouldn't read too much into a patent leak, the frequency of these hinged display patents are growing for the Redmond company. The latest one was filed in 2015 and was made public yesterday.
Documentation for the patent - which Microsoft originally applied for in 2014 - shows numerous design ideas for a device that has a compact smartphone-style form factor that can open up into a tablet.
2016 was an exciting year for Microsoft - but what lies ahead for the company? From gaming and devices, to productivity and mixed reality, we take a look at what to expect from Microsoft in 2017.
Satya Nadella acknowledged that Microsoft missed the smartphone market, but said the company has "a phone that in fact can replace your PC, the same way we have a tablet that can replace your laptop".
From Yahoo hoo-ha and Toyota's auto-bot, to Windows phone woes, Oculus magic, Paint reimagined, Edge updates, R.I.P. Nexus, and bye-bye Band, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Early Surface Phone rumors hinted at a launch in 2016 - but after its release was said to have been pushed back to align with the Redstone 2 update in 2017, it seems the wait could be even longer.
From mobile Mario and Star Trek tech, to Apple's courage, VR on Edge, Windows flagships, Microsoft's Slack, and PlayStation going Pro, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft is expected to unveil its new Surface all-in-one, and a refreshed Surface Book and Pro 4, next month. But the Book 2, Pro 5, and Band 3 aren't likely to arrive until Spring 2017.
According to credible rumors and well-placed sources, Microsoft might not unveil any new major hardware this year, pushing all the big announcements to 2017, maybe even after Redstone 2.