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Microsoft Wonder Bar: Apple Touch Bar gets competition in Windows 10X – Source CNET Computer News


The Microsoft Surface Neo will have a Wonder Bar.

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Apple’s Touch Bar is getting some competition from Microsoft. On Tuesday, the tech giant revealed more details about its Wonder Bar — a touch bar that will be built into dual-screen devices with its Windows 10X operating system. 

The Wonder Bar seeks to tap into the familiarity of a laptop while also increasing productivity and multitasking by acting as a virtual trackpad for precise mouse movements and being a home for system shortcuts, according to a Microsoft blog post.

“Apps using CompactOverlayView for always-on-top mini views like picture-in-picture, or MediaTransportControl for background audio playback, will automatically be placed into the Wonder Bar, for seamless…

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