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Behind the scenes of huge tech-fest IFA 2014 (pictures)

Welcome along to our tour behind the scenes of IFA 2014 -- Europe's biggest technology show, which sees new phones, TVs and more from the world's best tech firms.

57 Images By September 5, 2014


Microsoft researchers think local with HereHere

Researchers at Microsoft's FuSE Labs launch a second project that investigates the intersection of hyper-local content and civic engagement.

By March 10, 2014


Kinect looks to replace your mouse with your fists

Microsoft is showing off updated Kinect features at TechFest this week, allowing people to use hand gestures to replace a mouse.

By March 6, 2013


Windows Blue upgrades may be shown in leaked videos

Speculation on Microsoft's next Windows release abounds -- new videos suggest that touch may be enhanced and Windows Phone could get better speech recognition.

By March 21, 2013


Windows 8 Blue update illustrated with a leak of Fresh Paint

Microsoft is improving its touch interface for Windows 8, with an apparently leaked video showing new touch features in the Blue update.

By March 21, 2013


Using Kinect to map the human brain for neurosurgeons

The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.

By March 10, 2013


Next Google Nexus phone could arrive this month

The next Google Nexus phone could arrive in the next month, if new rumours are true.

By October 1, 2012


More from Microsoft's TechFest

Although the annual science fair isn't open to the press, company is releasing details on projects on display, including a phone that does language translation on the fly.

By March 3, 2010


Microsoft uses TechFest to tout new user interfaces

The software maker uses its internal science fair as an opportunity to showcase new ways of connecting with the computer.

By March 2, 2010


Microsoft TechFest 2009: Research revealed

Microsoft's TechFest 2009 has been and gone, showing off some of the company's research before it hits the development stage.

16 Images By March 9, 2009