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Microsoft files patent for interchangeable-devices phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has filed for a patent featuring slider smartphones designed to also carry interchangeable modules such as game controller, a spare battery or keyboard. The Microsoft patent is entitled "Mobile communication device having multiple, interchangeable second devices." The patent describes Microsoft’s handheld mobile communication device with interchangeable parts. The key ...

Sep 26, 2011 weblog
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Computer program recognises any language

If computers are rendered capable of recognising speech it will one day be the norm to give commands by voice rather than via a keyboard. “Speaking” with a mobile phone is already commonplace ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Early laptop designer Moggridge dies at 69

(AP)—Bill Moggridge, a British industrial designer who came up with an early portable computer with the flip-open shape that is common today, has died. He was 69.

Sep 09, 2012
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Learning cursive in the first grade helps students

By 2014, 45 American states will stop teaching cursive writing in favour of keyboard proficiency. In Québec, there are no plans for the moment to abandon this type of writing. "Teaching and daily use of handwriting are essential, ...

Sep 16, 2013
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