The patents are coming hard and fast, will the device itself, next year? Solid chance that we are getting close to the launch of the Surface Phone within the next few months now. And that’s because we have been treated to a never-ending spree of rumors and patent details. Of what is supposedly Andromeda, the...

Yes, Surface Phone. We don’t know whether Microsoft will actually launch this mythic device, but there is every reason to believe that the company is at least working on it. As the numerous patents filed by Redmond show. A few more have made their way out, revealing that the technology giant is considering a...

If you want. Private browsing is a feature that is becoming more and more accepted by users and is now found in all good web browsers. Edge, it seems, is looking to take things to the next level. A new patent has been discovered that shows Microsoft wants to help users automatically switch a web browser to a...

Head for the hills! Patent tolls running amok! The nascent field of AR is about to become a target of the patent suits planned, and Microsoft HoloLens is one of the first names on the list. Fact is, patent holding companies were practically waiting for the perfect opportunity to wield their powers by claiming...

The Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality headset has been in the hands of enterprise customers since last year, and for this reason the software titan has focused most of its efforts on workplace scenarios. Explorer what it calls uses cases for Firstline Workers and Information Workers. But apparently, the...

When it comes to wearables, Google Glass is sitting comfortably at the top of the mountain. Several other companies may have released smartwatches already, but they are waiting to see how these glasses perform on the market before jumping in. And although Microsoft is yet to confirm such a project, there are...

Patents are a necessary evil. Although the dust seems to be settling now, the technology world has had a pretty haphazard time with patent claims and lawsuits. And now we have another such case. A developer that goes by the name of Rob Morris claims that he contacted Microsoft to sell a browser technology,...

Rumors about Microsoft working on a Windows powered smartwatch have been swirling around for a couple of years now, however, we have had little in terms of official details. The latest we heard on the matter is that the company had filed for patents, all the way back in October 2012, actually, which pretty...

So you guys may have heard the little news that Facebook has snapped up the company behind the Oculus VR (virtual reality) headset for a ballooned up sum of $2 billion. Ballooned up, because, Microsoft too has paid up to $150 million for acquiring the assets of a wearable computing company. Reportedly, that...

The first major patent coup of the year! Microsoft and Dell have entered into an agreement relating to intellectual property that will see both companies license each other’s patents, going forward. Microsoft announced this in a press release, with Horacio Gutierrez, corporate vice president and deputy...