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Simulate the Surface Dial

The Surface Dial, and the RadialController API provide an interesting new input metaphor. You may have some ideas of how you could use it but don’t actually have the hardware. Since I tried creating an Etch-a-Sketch app using the dial I was thinking about how to implement a second dial. Most of us already have […]

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Building an Etch-a-Sketch with Surface Dial

Microsoft have demonstrated how the Surface Dial can be used in conjunction with Pen input for drawing, but what about drawing with the Dial itself? For those of us with warm memories of the Etch-a-Sketch I thought it would be fun to replicate the experience with the Surface Dial. Now of course there is a […]

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Ordering the Surface Pro 4 Docking Station Adapter

If you have a Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and want to use it with Surface Pro 4 you’ll probably have heard that you need an adaptor – a thin sheet of plastic which it seems is as elusive as hens teeth. You’ve possibly read the instructions here http://winsupersite.com/hardware/microsoft-finally-works-out-its-surface-pro-4-surface-pro-3-docking-station-spacer and here is the rest of […]