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Just last week, Microsoft sent a new patent proposal over to the U.S. Patent office. This new patent was for a power port that connects magnetically to the side of the device. This is very similar (but still has some distinguishing characteristics) to Apple's MagSafe-style connector on their Macbook Air laptops. Interestingly, some eagle-eyed editors over at Engadget seem to have noticed that on the side of the new Microsoft tablet, "The Surface," you can see a connector just like the one MS is trying to patent. Interesting! It looks as if Microsoft is trying to throw every high-tech advancement they can think of at their new iPad competitor. What do you guys think?