SmartAboutThings writes: "A new discovered patent shows that Microsoft might be interested in developing virtual controllers for tablets and smartphones. A while ago, it didn’t quite make sense why would Microsoft need such a piece of technology, but with the announcement of their Surface tablet, suddenly, things take a new perspective."
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