Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 31st Oct 2012 00:46 UTC
Windows "Taiwanese computer maker Acer is putting off the launch of tablets using Microsoft's new Windows RT operating system to give itself time to see how Microsoft's own Surface tablet fares. The world's No. 4 PC vendor by shipments initially planned to roll out Windows RT tablets based on ARM chips early next year. However, the launch of Microsoft's tablet last week and the mixed reviews it has drawn has prompted Acer to wait and see until at least the second quarter of 2013." Whatever the reason, this doesn't send a very promising message about Windows RT. Or, not entirely unlikely, Acer and other OEMs just can't measure up to Surface RT.
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RE: Some Speculation
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Wed 31st Oct 2012 13:02 UTC in reply to "Some Speculation"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

I think its kind of both problems:
Windows RT is questionable
They won't be able to match surface style at a simular price point.

I'm not sure what I would be doing if I were a windows OEM these days, except maybe resurrect the swivel neck laptop/tablet.

http://www.amazon.com/Toshiba-PORTEGE-Tablet-Pentium-512MB/dp/B0001...

I wanted one of those, but not at the $2200 price point they originally sold for.

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