Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Oct 2012 12:14 UTC
Windows After yesterday's TV advertisement, Microsoft finally unveiled the pricing for its Surface tablet - the ARM Windows RT version that is. The cheapest Surface - 32GB without touch cover - will set you back $499. They're aiming straight for iPad pricing here, ignoring the popular cheaper Android offerings. Update: only available in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and the United States. As usual.
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RE[2]: Tipping point
by bowkota on Tue 16th Oct 2012 17:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Tipping point"
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"Vista was a total failure but Windows 7 and Kinect were a success.

It what way was Kinect a success? Do you have a citation?

...I don't mean to sound confrotational. I don't know if Kinect was a success or a failure. I'm just curious. ;) I saw the Kinect in the store and at a friend's house. Both times nobody could get it to work. ;)

I haven't used it myself but from what my friends tell me it's quite good. What I do know is that they sold lots of them and the Xbox had strong sales after its introduction.
Im a Physics student and if you search the web you'll see the Kinect being used in all sorts ways for experimental purposes both in the office and at uni. When a product aimed primarily at the game console market manages to have such an appeal in so many other technological areas, it can only be considered a success in my opinion.

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