Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 19th Jun 2012 00:10 UTC
Windows So, the Microsoft announcement - taking place as I write this, 01:45 in my timezone - turns out to be a bigger deal than expected. Microsoft just announced it's going full-on hardware - the company announced a new tablet called 'Surface', and boy, is this thing something to behold. Microsoft's hardware partners? They're not happy right now. Update: Here's Microsoft's official Surface site. I believe someone coined the phrase 'sexy as a succubus' in the comments about Vizio? Stealin' it! Update II: They aren't just taking the iPad head-on - this is a straight-up MacBook Air competitor.
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RT is an OEM version
by jefro on Tue 19th Jun 2012 17:05 UTC
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MS is not making an enemy of OEM's. RT is only for OEM use.

I have always been amazed at people. A compare of two cars had one beating the other in every metric used. The one that had a better looking dashboard was declared the winner. People buy what they see. This is why MS and now Apple are so rich. Linux may have good ideas but it will never be the better looking one.

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