Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Jul 2013 22:12 UTC
Microsoft The Verge, reporting that Microsoft lost almost a billion dollars with Surface RT, in this quarter alone. "At the end of the day, though, it looks like Microsoft just made too many Surface RT tablets - we heard late last year that Microsoft was building three to five million Surface RT tablets in the fourth quarter, and we also heard that Microsoft had only sold about one million of those tablets in March." That's catastrophically bad.
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Device with no place in the universe.
by reduz on Thu 18th Jul 2013 23:36 UTC
reduz
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I can't make sense at all of WinRT..

If they wanted to do ARM, they could have just made it a windows phone 8 tablet.

If they wanted a lightweight and not battery hungry version of the regular surface, they could have gone Atom and keep BW compatibility.

But a completely different and incompatible version of the OS? wtf?

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