Category: Surface Duo

Surface Duo is the “Best Invention of 2020”: Time Magazine

After failing with the Lumia devices, Microsoft recently came back to the smartphone market with its Android-powered dual-screen device, the Surface Duo. It is a pretty unique device, especially as a multi-tasking tool for creators and students. As a result, the Microsoft device was recently crowned as one of the “Best Inventions of 2020” by […]
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Microsoft releases Fluent UI Android controls for Surface Duo

Microsoft yesterday announced the first release of Fluent UI Android controls for Surface Duo. Fluent UI is a collection of UX frameworks for creating beautiful, cross-platform apps that share code, design, and interaction behavior. As part of yesterday’s release, Microsoft has released the following nine updated Fluent UI controls that have been enhanced for dual-screen […]
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Surface Duo emulator updated with posture support, more

icrosoft has today released a refresh to their Microsoft Surface Duo Emulator Image, now with an easier way to simulate and visualize different device postures. New features and fixes This emulator release includes the following updates: Updating the hinge angle also affects the emulator’s posture. 3D device posture view in the Extended controls window. Rotation works – […]
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The Surface Duo plastic frame is cracking

The Surface Duo has a plastic frame, possibly to allow for its impossibly thin and comparatively light design, but it seems that also has some disadvantages. Surface Duo owner Algreimann on Reddit reports that the frame of his Surface Duo has already cracked around the USB-C port. It seems likely that if it happened to […]
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You will be able to play 2 games simultaneously on the Surface Duo

Another Microsoft executive has teased us with a Surface Duo, this time Liat Benzur, CVP Modern Life & Device. Posted a few days ago, the picture shows off the multitasking ability of the dual-screened device. While many Android devices offer split-screen multi-tasking, in most cases the resulting screens are too small to do anything useful. […]
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Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft is still launching their Surface Duo dual-screen Android handset later this year, and ideally, they want developers to support the form factor. This includes web developers, and to help them optimise their websites for dual-screens Microsoft is adding dual-screen support to the built-in F12 emulator in Chromium. Gallery Microsoft, of course, is not the […]
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