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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

IN 2009, MICROSOFT enflamed the minds of consumers with Courier, a foldable phone/tablet (go.pcworld.com/mscourierf) concept that was eventually cancelled. Years later, a sort-of new patent implies Microsoft hasn’t (or hadn’t) totally given up on the idea.

According to the new patent, which was approved on recently, Microsoft envisions

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