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Uncovered Microsoft Surface prototype

January 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Computers, Funny

While the Microsoft Surface might seem to be a hasty attempt to cash in on some of the iPad’s success, it’s really the result of years of research. People might forget that the first Surface was actually a table. Such a design choice might seem strange, but recent photographic evidence shows that Microsoft was working on a DOS version of the Surface back in the 80s:

Behold, the MS-DOS Surface prototype.

Those guys in Redmond are always ahead of the curve.

(Image stolen from Cabel’s fine blog, and a great post about video game history.

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