Microsoft's 'Surface'

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  1. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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  2. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Freakin' sweet.
     
  3. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    I'd like to have sex on it.
     
  4. Dark_Convoy

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    That's pretty damn cool.
     
  5. Aaron

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    Didn't we see something like this a few months ago. Where they had something on a wall, and used motion tracking cameras or somesuch?
     
  6. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    I believe it was introduced at either this years CES or E3 by Bill Gates. It's really some awesome tech that someday we will all take for granted.
     
  7. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Heard about this today, too. Pretty wicked.
     
  8. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    whoa! its like in matrix with the floating translucent 'puter screens!
     
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    can't wait for it to be cheap and widespread
     
  11. Dark_Convoy

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    Looks pretty sweet.

    So, like Kickback then.
     
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    Yeah, I saw demos of this a while back. I didn't think it was microsoft though.
     
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    MegaPrime33 Follow me @NerdActivist TFW2005 Supporter

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    After I read this article yesterday, I came up with an idea of having these be in restaurants. I actually wrote out 2 pages of notes of just ideas for it. Now if I can only find a billionare.....
     
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    Looks neat, but I doubt we will ever see it. Since as said before micro$oft is not the only one with the tech. There are several other companies with which include Apple. So I am not sure where thise could go. But it might be a good time to be a lawyer.
     
  16. Seth Buzzard

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    Microsoft is determined to have them out by early next year.
     
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    I can't wait to play Pacman on it.
     
  18. Chaos Incarnate

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    *Looks at the now pathetic Wacom on desk*
    *Looks at now pathetic computer desk*

    The number of uses this thing could have are just mind boggling. And I'm only looking at it from a military and art perspective.
     
  20. ILoveDinobot

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    eh I am not a big fan of this. I just think about all the problems if you press too hard and fingerprints, and you have to be close up the screen all the time. :/
     

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