See Microsoft Surface now in Mission Viejo

Last week Microsoft launched the first of the new Microsoft Retail Stores in Phoenix with Microsoft Surface. This week we’ve launched a new store in Mission Viejo, and Microsoft Surface is there too. If you’re in SoCal, head on down to the Shops at Mission Viejo and check out Microsoft Surface. From last week.. Microsoft…

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Windows 7 is here and Surface has joined the party

Today is a big day at Microsoft. Windows 7 is now available worldwide and our new Microsoft online store has launched. There’s coverage of what is happening over at The Windows Blog. It’s a party over here at Microsoft Surface too, because our contributions to the Touch Pack for Windows 7 have officially launched. What’s…

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See Microsoft Surface now in Scottsdale, AZ

I’ve received inquiries in the past from those in the Phoenix area who’ve wanted to see Microsoft Surface in a public space. While there have been units behind closed doors, now you’ll be able to come in and check out Surface at the Microsoft retail store in the Scottsdale Fashion Mall. Microsoft Surface is not…

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Dungeons & Dragons done right on Microsoft Surface

I don’t want to put any pressure on Michael and the team over at Carnegie Mellon University, but you guys should be getting an A for your class project this semester. Their Dungeons & Dragons experience called “Surfacescapes” on Microsoft Surface is amazing. This is the future of how computers will aid in board games….

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CHI 2010: Here we come!

Along with Ann Morrison and Giulio Jacucci of HIIT (Helsinki Institute of Information Technology), Dennis Wixon and yours truly will be organizing a second workshop devoted to multitouch, surface computing, and natural user interface at the annual CHI conference. Every year in April, the conference draws a few thousand students, researchers, and practitioners of human-computer…

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Microsoft Local Impact Map on Surface

Yesterday, Darren David from Stimulant came by the office to show us the Microsoft Local Impact Map on Surface. It’s an application Stimulant created for the Microsoft Citizenship team. As an industry leader and the world’s largest software company, Microsoft has a responsibility to act as a good corporate citizen all around the world. Whether…

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Coldwell Banker Proof-of-Concept

Joe Engalan from Vectorform came in to give me a tour of an application they developed in collaboration with FD Kinesis for Coldwell Banker on Microsoft Surface. This Coldwell Banker proof-of-concept is a great example how Surface can change the way you may buy or sell your home. It extends functionality available on Coldwell Banker’s…

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