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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Horrible pricing
by ze_jerkface on Wed 17th Oct 2012 02:37 UTC
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Windows on a tablet but you can't run Windows software so it's basically IE and office light. Oh and that IE can't run plug-ins and only allows "accepted" Flash sites (no indy or naughty stuff).

And with a keyboard it costs more than an iPad.

Any Windows 8 defenders left here? Anyone want to tell me that I was being too harsh on Ballmer or Sinofsky? Gee whiz maybe you Windows 8 defenders should pay attention next time the VAST MAJORITY of Windows bloggers call a version of Windows a POS. Yes Ballmer really is a dumbass and yes he really did put a clueless Steve Jobs wannabe in charge of Windows. You can agree now or later, don't be the last person to figure this out.

Edited 2012-10-17 02:39 UTC

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