Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Aug 2013 14:52 UTC

Nokia is preparing to back Windows RT by launching a 10.1-inch tablet soon. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to The Verge that the tablet, codenamed Sirius, will be launched shortly. While prototype pictures of the device leaked earlier this month, we understand that the final design more closely resembles Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone products.

Nice specifications, but Windows RT. Nobody wants Windows RT, and for good reason. I say this from experience: Windows RT is horrible. It offers nothing over iOS (let alone Android), Metro applications are side projects riddled with bugs, performance issues, and bad design, and the platform barely plays third fiddle compared to iOS and Android, so developers have little interest in it. On top of that, virtually everyone has abandoned Windows RT.

But, I'm pretty sure some people will tell us this tablet will turn Nokia around.

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RE[2]: Presence on TV
by quackalist on Tue 27th Aug 2013 11:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Presence on TV"
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Once upon a non neo-liberal dimension you could assume anything brand-able was just a prop. In the dimension we live in assume the plots been rewritten just to place some piece of crap.

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RE[3]: Presence on TV
by Kivada on Tue 27th Aug 2013 17:27 in reply to "RE[2]: Presence on TV"
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The difference is if you can see the logo it's a paid product placement, if theres no visible logo but you know who the manufacturer is by the case design you are just a geek that spends too much time with computers.

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