From Tablets To Touchscreen TVs
With the acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, one of the makers of big multitouch displays, Microsoft will move deeper into hardware manufacturing, with Xbox and Surface in tow. The company disclosed the news at the Worldwide Partners Conference in Toronto. Brier Dudley tells us it won't be difficult to "squeeze an ARM processor into these displays" to create a line of Window 8 tablet computers, but what about TVs? A tablet -- basically a thin computer -- could easily transform into a television.