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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RE: Enterprise
by ze_jerkface on Wed 17th Oct 2012 02:29 UTC in reply to "Enterprise"
ze_jerkface
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2012-06-22

No.

You could make Furby AD compatible but that doesn't mean enterprise will buy it.

Surface can't:

1. Run $internal_application

2. Run Windows applications.

3. Run $plug_in required for intranet or Citrix

99% of enterprise computers are on desks and don't need to go anywhere. Surface doesn't offer enough benefits over a laptop to make it worth purchasing.

Disclosure: I'm a .NET enterprise developer and I think Windows 8 is a POS.

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