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AsokAsus
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AsokAsus,
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8/4/2013 | 2:11:29 AM
re: Microsoft's Next Surface Tablets: 7 Must-Do's
I really love all of these "must do" or "don't do" advice-type articles to Microsoft. Usually, they offer very good advice. Unfortunately, Microsoft never pays any attention to them, just like they no longer pay attention to their customers or what their customers really need. Microsoft products now seem to be designed almost solely from the perspective of whether they maximize their revenue streams for Microsoft, and not whether they will benefit the people who might need to buy them.
Michael Endler
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8/3/2013 | 10:58:28 PM
re: Microsoft's Next Surface Tablets: 7 Must-Do's
Did you mean in general? Probably because, between the two Surface tablets, RT appears to be the bigger flop, which encourages commentators to pile on. But if you meant within the article, items 1 and 5 refer quite specifically to the Surface Pro, and all but items 2 and 4 are equally applicable to either tablet. People are also talking more about the Surface RT right now because not much is known about the next Surface Pro. For the RT, there have at least been a few somewhat legitimate reports, and lots of rumors. That said, I think some of enhancements I mentioned - such as a Haswell chip - are basically a given for the next Surface Pro. I just don't know that Microsoft will sell many in the meantime if it waits until next year to make the move.
JamesM089
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JamesM089,
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8/3/2013 | 10:27:00 PM
re: Microsoft's Next Surface Tablets: 7 Must-Do's
Why is only the RT talked about? MS should never have made the RT at all.. Then the full windows on a tablet would have been what is and was intended to be the innovation.


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