Microsoft Courier – First Details

Courier is a real device, and we’ve heard that it’s in the “late prototype” stage of development. It’s not a tablet, it’s a booklet. The dual 7-inch (or so) screens are multitouch, and designed for writing, flicking and drawing with a stylus, in addition to fingers. They’re connected by a hinge that holds a single […]

MAPTOR Combines a Projector and Mapping GPS Into One

Shaving some size and weight off the average GPS handheld or foldable map, MAPTOR, designed by Jin-Sun Park and Seon-keun Park, displays your maps via a pico projector no larger than a tiny flashlight. The concept includes a built-in GPS receiver that provides you with a little red dot of your location, so that you […]

Microsoft Unveils OneApp Software for Feature Phones

Microsoft is preparing to launch software for GPRS “feature phones”  in developing markets around the world. The software will allow the light, low-cost phones to  support Twitter, Facebook and other Internet content, bringing popular app content to phones that would otherwise be unable to offer it. Feature phones are an inexpensive smartphone alternative that combine […]