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Google Chrome tests moving tabs to secondary displays on Android

In an effort to make multitasking easier on smartphones with a secondary display, the Google Chrome team is working on a new feature that will allow users to open different tabs in each display. While Google Chrome does include support for phones with a secondary display, it currently only allows users to expand a single...

Microsoft Surface Duo Review: A multi-tasker’s dream

The Microsoft Surface Duo is probably one of the most interesting devices to launch this year. In a world of Galaxy Z Fold and Flip, the dual-screen approach might seem uninteresting. And at first, I thought it was too. It seems like two phones just stuck together. The device may not seem all that interesting...

Microsoft Surface Duo kernel source code is now available

After months of leaks and rumors, the Microsoft Surface Duo was officially launched last month. This innovative dual-screen device comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 platform (which is further optimized for dual-screen experience), 6GB of RAM, and 128GB/256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. On the software side, the smartphone runs Android 10 with Microsoft Surface Duo...

Microsoft releases a factory image for the Surface Duo

Microsoft as an Android OEM is a thought that would've seemed ridiculous just a few years back, but yet, here we are. Microsoft has launched the Surface Duo: a device with a very unique dual-screen form factor, and it's running Android. And Microsoft actually seems to be part of the developer-friendly OEM crowd: the device...

Surface Duo Unboxing – Hands-on with Microsoft’s Dual Screen Android Device

Two weeks ago, Microsoft unveiled its first-ever Android device, the Surface Duo. It's a radical evolution of the dual screen design we've seen in the past from the likes of ZTE, LG, and others. Unlike those other dual screen mobile devices, Microsoft is pouring a ton of resources into making sure the software experience holds...

Watch Microsoft’s Panos Panay make a case for the Surface Duo

At the Surface event in October last year, Microsoft first unveiled the Surface Duo — a dual-screen Android smartphone. The company had originally planned on launching the device during the Holiday season later this year, but the launch timeline was sped up and the device was officially announced earlier this week. The device features flagship...

Microsoft Surface Duo will get 3 years of OS and security updates, will have an unlockable bootloader

Yesterday, Microsoft officially announced the Surface Duo, their latest attempt at a mobile smartphone. It is a super cool looking dual-screen device running Android, which will also be known as the first Android device from Microsoft. With Android devices, one of the most important questions has been how many years of Android updates the device...

Microsoft’s first Android smartphone is here: the dual screen Surface Duo

Last October, Microsoft announced the Surface Neo and Surface Duo. These were both meant to be the future of the Surface line. The Surface Neo is a dual-screen laptop running Windows 10X, while the Surface Duo was a dual-screen Android phone. Microsoft had originally teased both of these devices for Holiday 2020 but they sped...

[Update: Microsoft Statement] Microsoft Surface Duo V2 enters early development as Microsoft acquires local operations of Movial

At the Microsoft Surface event in October last year, Microsoft first showcased its dual-screen Android device — the Microsoft Surface Duo. The device is expected to launch later this summer and, so far, we've learned a little about its software and hardware specifications. While Microsoft has still not announced a launch date for its foldable...

Microsoft Surface Duo leaked specs reveal 3460mAh battery and possibly no NFC

Microsoft's dual-screen Android phone was announced back in October of 2019, yet very little is still known about the device. While we've learned a little about the software, specifications of the Surface Duo have been scarce. Finally, we're learning more about the specifications and some of the information is surprising. Previously, we knew the Surface Duo...

Microsoft Surface Duo will have a “peek” feature to quickly glance at information

Since 2007, new touchscreen smartphone launches have been following the slate form factor. Displays have got bigger, the front bezels have been reduced, and we have seen popup camera solutions, but the basic form factor has been the same. Since 2019, though, three new form factors have emerged. The first is a horizontally folding foldable...

Microsoft’s dual screen Surface Duo gets shown off on video

One of the biggest tech surprises in 2019 was Microsoft's announcement of the Surface Duo in October. The Surface Duo launched alongside other Surface products at a big Microsoft hardware launch event. The Surface Duo is the culmination of the long-rumored "Surface Phone". Don't call it a phone, though. Microsoft wants to call it a...