Microsoft lately seems to have done some kind of 180 in brand appearance. All of a sudden its releasing products for free and it's software is becoming open source. Even their new tech seems fun and exciting.

Now it is showing a glimpse of the future with some of its concepts. Everything from virtual blackboards to underwater augmented reality.

Its visions like this from Microsoft or Google that are starting to make the future look less like an inevitable apocalypse and more like the futuristic scenes depicted in science fiction.