We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows Central Podcast, and this week, Microsoft's Surface Event is set for October 2 — Daniel Rubino and Zac Bowden are reasonably certain that the 'Centaurus' foldable PC will be announced. They also talk about what other products to expect (and not expect) at the event.
Centaurus is the rumored device we're all very interested in. It's a new form factor for Windows, featuring a dual-screen design and a new user experience to match. Also rumored is the ability to run Android apps, which has been of much discussion in the community following this project closely. We want to know what you think in our latest poll.
Microsoft is holding a hardware event on October 2 in New York City, and word on the rumor mill is that Microsoft is planning to take the wraps off its first foldable PC, codenamed Centaurus. This is a big deal for many reasons; it's the first new Surface PC form factor since the Surface Laptop, and it's also the first device to ship with Microsoft's new modern OS known as Windows Core OS.
Microsoft's upcoming dual-screen tablet may be niche, but that's not a bad thing. In fact, most technology starts out small with nearly everyone questioning its usefulness. Many products thrive with just small audiences. It's the journey that matters.
Microsoft will live stream its October 2 Surface event in New York City. It will likely be the company's most significant announcement since 2015 when it launched multiple new Surfaces and ushered in Windows 10.
Microsoft was recently granted a patent related to volume controls on a dual-screen device that would ditch the standard volume buttons for virtual controls. All patents are worth taking with a grain of salt, but it could portend what's on the horizon for Microsoft's rumored dual-screen Centaurus device.
Microsoft's alleged foldable Surface is getting close to being a reality, and the Cortana app for Windows is really becoming an app. Want to know more but don't have the time? Catch up on all the latest Microsoft and Windows news right here in our video recap! This is #WeekInMicrosoft.
Microsoft and Xbox have been dominating the news lately, which is why we're recapping it in case you missed it. There are also rumors that Surface 'Centaurus' has been shown internally at Microsoft, some new UWP apps worth mentioning, and Apple brings iCloud to the Microsoft Store? Tune in to get the news.
Microsoft has been rumored to be working on dual-screen devices for years now, but it appears it may be closer than ever to launching one. At a recent internal meeting, the company reportedly showed off "Centaurus," a dual-screen Surface laptop-tablet hybrid, as a part of a sizzle reel for new Surface devices.
For nearly two years we've been talking about a foldable Windows device. Today, Lenovo showed us what the world's first foldable PC looks like. We go hands-on in our new video to tell you what it is, what it does, and why it's awesome.