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RSS FeedsMicrosoft hinge patent could help the company control Surface clones
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

9 april 2021 18:38:33

 
Microsoft hinge patent could help the company control Surface clones
(Windows Phone Central)
 


A recent patent application could help Microsoft have a say in who makes future Surface clones. What you need to know Microsoft recently filed a design patent application for the `airplane mode` form factor and `magnetic hinge connection` seen in its Surface devices. If approved, the patent could prevent other manufacturers from emulating the form factor of the Surface Pro. Microsoft could then make agreements with manufacturers regarding making devices with similar form factors. Microsoft recently filed a design patent to help protect the design of its Surface Pro and Surface Go devices. The patent application is for the `airplane mode` form factor of devices that can have a kickstand extend and rest on a keyboard that`s been flipped back, and, more specifically, the `magnetic hinge connection` that lets that posture happen. The airplane mode name likely comes from the fact that this setup could rest well on an airplane`s tray table. It`s not related to airplane mode on phones...


 
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