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Microsoft files patent for ‘PhonePad’, hints at future Windows plans
Mar25

Microsoft files patent for ‘PhonePad’, hints at future Windows plans

A recently published Microsoft patent application hints at future efforts to make Windows leap across the species boundary. Windows already does so, in a way, with the Continuum feature. Hook up a keyboard and a display to the phone, and it turns a phone into a PC, with the same binaries on the phone turning into a (sort of) fully-fledged desktop app. The “PhonePad” patent application hints at something else, though. In the patent,...

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