Called Andromeda, Microsoft's dual-screen surface project has been under development for at least two years and is designed to "blur the boundaries between mobile and statiary computing," according to an internal document.
"It's a new pocket format that allows you to create new, innovative hardware and software experiences to create a truly persal and versatile computing experience," Microsoft explains in-house.
The Microsoft device will feature a wraparound display that fills the void of the hinge when it is fully open, and according to The Verge the December renders shared by David Breyer ] are "identical" to the current versis of the prototype of the Surface to come. The pocket surface can be folded in any directi or laid flat, as can be seen in the renderings.
It is said that Microsoft is experimenting with pen input for the pocket surface, with prototype devices equipped with notepad styluses and applicatis -like for taking note.
The sources of The Verge warn that work Andromeda could be halted at any time, but Microsoft would have tentative plans for the release date of 2018, which would mean that the development of the device is almost de.
Some nebulous rumors have suggested that Apple is also exploring …