Prototype Microsoft Mobile Surface PC one-ups iPhone

Microsoft Research device uses any surface -- or thin air -- as its interface.

By Eric Lai, Computerworld |  Mobile & Wireless, Microsoft, Mobile Surface

For example Microsoft Research last year showed off a 'nanotouch' interface that let users control very small devices by touching the back of the device, thus not covering up the screen. The original Surface computer itself itself was originally developed by Microsoft Research as well.

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Eric Lai covers Windows and Linux, desktop applications, databases and business intelligence for Computerworld . Follow Eric on Twitter at @ericylai , send e-mail to elai@computerworld.com or subscribe to Eric's RSS feed .

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