Microsoft smart lamp proof-of-concept detects a phone sat on your desk and recharges it by directing a beam onto solar panels.
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Microsoft, Apple and Google have all made big announcements at their developer conferences. What do they mean for developers and how we design and build applications?
A newly-published Microsoft patent supports rumours about the design of its smartwatch.
If you're seeking something more comfortable than a standard-design keyboard, Microsoft has a couple of options that could fit the bill.
The open-air chassis, with room for six graphics cards, is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo from miners looking to build their own cryptocurrency PC.
Bill Gates has been a hero of mine since I was a kid, but I can't get my head around the idea of him coming back to be more involved in Microsoft...
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Microsoft's original Surface with Windows RT earned high praise for its design, but it was a flop in the marketplace. One year later, Microsoft is back with a beefed-up Surface 2. Can this year's model earn the respect that eluded its predecessor?
Microsoft has rearchitected its logo and its Bing.com site to reflect the fact Bing is no longer just a search engine on a Web page.
The console-gaming market is at a major inflection point, but this week Apple was more interested in design geekery than mounting a challenge against Sony and Microsoft in that multi-billion dollar industry. Apple has all the ducks lined up – so why did it just blow its biggest-ever gaming opportunity?
For the last couple of weeks, I have been using the Muzetto Outback vertical messenger bag to carry a much lighter load during my daily commute and am loving the experience.
48 hours ago I published a piece about the mistakes I felt Microsoft had made with Windows 8 design. You replied in your droves. Here's a summary of what you shared...
Business buyers who said no to Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT will get a chance to try the Surface with Windows 8 Pro when it goes on sale next month. Will the second time be the charm for Microsoft? Or will businesses pass on the radical tablet/PC design?
Updated: Microsoft is phasing out some of its Expression family of design tools for Windows and Windows Phone. So what's Plan B?
My daughter recently discovered the my Microsoft Surface RT is a perfect device for writing papers and conducting research while also having slick hardware design.
If at first you don't succeed, why not try the lazy way out? It could turn out to be a better solution for everyone.
Microsoft has published its Build 2012 developer conference session list, a day before the show is set to kick off. And 'Microsoft Design Language' mentions are all over it.
Apple and Microsoft have a long-running patent deal that acknowledges there's no cloning of the iPhone. Indeed, Windows Phone's approach veers hard away from Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Microsoft has reportedly dropped the term Metro in favor of "Windows 8" in reference to both its new interface and the apps based upon its design. Metro apps will now be called Windows 8 apps, although not all applications that will run on Windows 8 will be Windows 8 apps.
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