Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday February 14, 2016

Microsoft Patents Modular PC With Stackable Components

Following Razer’s Project Christine, Microsoft envisions their own concept of a modular computing device that would allow the novel concept of letting people "put together the exact PC components they want, allowing for replacement of certain parts rather than forcing people to buy entire new computers."

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آ…it is modular in the sense that you can add or remove components, but it’s not very sleek. The device depicted in this patent does look pretty dang cool, and even accessible. Interestingly, a display is included in the hardware design (unlike the Acer product). The stackable hardware connected to the display using a hinge can contain a removable battery, a processor, a graphics card, memory, storage, speakers, and a wireless communication element. There could even be a gesture recognition component or a holographic projection unit (hello, HoloLens!).