Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

steven sinofsky

Here is some unexpected news from the frontline of the tablet computing revolution: the screens full of “apps” that have achieved an almost iconic status thanks to the success of the iPad, may not be the be-all and end-all of touchscreen computing.

The unlikely prompt for this thought is none other than Microsoft. The PC software leviathan has hardly been known for its pioneering ways with computer interfaces, let alone for design flair. Nevertheless, it looks set to add an interesting new twist to tablets.

 

Tech news from around the web:

Google has unveiled the first developer application programming interfaces for Google+, the company’s new social network, Mashable reports. The launch is the first step toward developers creating Google+ apps and integrating the social network into existing apps.