Items tagged with Surface Pen

Microsoft files a lot of patent applications, and of course many of them won't result in products that actually arrive to market. One patent application seen last month that is expected to result in a new product, however, was for the Surface Pro 7. On occasion, the patents do tip some future devices and give us a glimpse of the tech we may be using years down the road. Today, A new Microsoft patent has surfaced titled "Dynamic Interaction Adaptation of a Digital Inking Device." Sounds juicy and it is. The patent is for a next-gen Surface Pen that is fitted with an OLED display on one side of its barrel. The patent application was filed in late 2017 but was published by the USPTO earlier this... Read more...
110 million devices are running Windows 10, just eight weeks after its initial introduction. Our last official update from Microsoft – 75 million installs -- came nearly one month into its release and recent third-party reports showed Windows 10 tracking at 100 million installs. So 110 million is a nice, lofty figure and puts Microsoft well on its goal towards reaching one billion machines within the next two to three years. And to highlight Windows 10 and all of its greatness, Microsoft is announcing new hardware to complement the operating system courtesy of the Surface Pro 4. It’s almost as if Microsoft was reading our wish list for the tablet, as it has incorporated sixth generation Skylake-based... Read more...
It’s already been a big week for Adobe, which is hosting the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. The company unveiled new and improved apps for mobile devices and desktop computers, and also announced a joint effort with Microsoft to improve Photoshop and Illustrator on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. If you’re a creative type and you have a Surface Pro 3, you’re in for a treat. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with Adobe Illustrator CC. Image Credit: Microsoft Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked up the partnership between the two companies at the Adobe MAX keynote and gave event goers a look at how the software has been changed to better accommodate touch... Read more...