Surface Archive

The Curious Case Of Microsoft’s Ever Changing Brand Names

Whether you are a Microsoft fan or not, you can not deny that they are one of the top companies in the tech industry that has changed the landscape of computing through decades of innovation. Although difficult to believe, yours truly, is one of the long term Microsoft fans who have kept an eye on the company and its products and been a user as …

Chrysler’s Touch based Dashboard Concept on a Microsoft Surface

I just stumbled across this video on the Microsoft Surface blog. It shows a Surface being used to showcase the 200C Concept from Chrysler. 200C Concept shows a next-gen dashboard with touch based interaction. It is inspired from the iPhone and features cover-flow as well along with surface like features such as using a Smartphone as a key. It also lets the passengers send music …

360 Degree News Reader on Microsoft Surface

The Microsoft Surface Team Blog has posted a video of a cool new demo application which is a News Reader using a 360 degree globe-like interface. The news and videos are fetched from MSNBC.com. The touch capabilities of the Surface make it look amazing with panning, zooming and flick scrolling. The way videos are handled on the Surface with real time resizing and rotation using …