Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 12th Jan 2013 22:53 UTC
Windows Well, this can't be a good sign. Samsung has told CNET that the company will not be launching its Windows RT tablet in the United States, citing a lack of demand and consumer confusion. After I spent an afternoon in my country's largest electronics retailer, it's hard not to agree with Samsung.
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Forget the OS
by HappyGod on Mon 14th Jan 2013 01:19 UTC
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On this site, we obviously care a bit more than the average person what the operating system is, but most users really couldn't care less.

Ask the average user what OS their iPad runs, and they wouldn't be able to tell you.

The problem is that Microsoft is so proud of Windows the brand, that they insist on plastering it everywhere, on everything. The problem with that is that nobody's really sure what "Windows" means anymore.

They had a new brand: "Surface". What they should have done is removed all mention of WindowsRT from everything, and just named the device in a readily understandable way. Something like "Surface Ultralite", and "Surface Pro".

That way people just know that if they buy the ultralite, they get less, and if they buy the pro, they get more.

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