April 29, 2015

Continuum gives Windows 10 a shot on all screens

Gizmodo reporting on Microsoft’s Windows 10 feature Continuum:

You can use Bluetooth to run your apps on your phone, but view and use them on a nearby screen and keyboard. […] In this vision of the future your phone is, perhaps, your only device. You can pair it with a Bluetooth keyboard, mouse, or screen whenever you need to—but the apps and the functionality of the software will always look the same.

The Windows 10 interface adapts to the kind of screen you’re displaying on, so small touchscreens get bigger tap areas, and so on. It’s a good idea in theory, but the risk is that everything will end up being half-baked.

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