Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Feb 2013 11:23 UTC
Windows And there we are - the Surface Pro reviews are in. Reading through them all, there's clearly a common theme, and it's not particularly positive. We're a few months in now, so I think we can finally call it: Windows 8 and Surface are the wrong way to go.
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RE: Surface Pro
by jared_wilkes on Wed 6th Feb 2013 16:13 UTC in reply to "Surface Pro"
jared_wilkes
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2011-04-25

All of your criticisms scream: the premise is unsound.

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RE[2]: Surface Pro
by Nelson on Wed 6th Feb 2013 16:42 in reply to "RE: Surface Pro"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

The implementation in this particular case is not where it should be. The overall idea is a good one in my opinion. Devices are converging.

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RE[3]: Surface Pro
by ze_jerkface on Wed 6th Feb 2013 20:05 in reply to "RE[2]: Surface Pro"
ze_jerkface Member since:
2012-06-22

The premise is unsound given existing hardware realities.

If hardware realities favored a sound implementation then costs would also be decreased for competing alternatives.

But the more important point here is that Surface is just another example of how Microsoft detached itself from reality thanks to Ballmer's mad drive to "get even" with Apple.

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RE[3]: Surface Pro
by jared_wilkes on Thu 7th Feb 2013 05:18 in reply to "RE[2]: Surface Pro"
jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

How do you solve the "lap problem"?

And I think it's absurd to say that Win 8 also doesn't have a far bigger "schizophrenia problem" as well.

Waiting on hardware that's always just on the horizon isn't going to allow Microsoft to leapfrog or even carve a small niche out of the success Apple is already achieving.

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