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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If being able to run on a tablet OS is the only criteria, then Android has 700000 tablet apps. Being modern UI does not make them tablet optimised. Modern UI allows them to be usable on a tablet, nothing more.

PS: That 100k includes games, all Android games run on Android tablets without issues.

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