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Microsoft clarifies Steve Ballmer's remark about 'modest' Microsoft Surface sales

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Nov 2012, 16:27

On Sunday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told a French publication that Microsoft Surface sales were 'modest' and the Redmond based company felt compelled to clarify the comment by issuing a statement on Monday that Ballmer was talking about the supply and distribution of the tablet...

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posted on 12 Nov 2012, 21:21 1

22. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1584; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)

folks try to be positive there will be 2 types of tablet computers on the market
which are thye Apps only Running Tablet computers like th IPAD and Adroid and the new guy the windows RT OS tablets computers and the PC Tablet computer which is really like a laptop PC without a keyboard. PC Tablets can run full fledged Windows or
Linux desktop, Laptop, Sever Programs. the most Powerful one on the Market now are the Windows 8 OS Tablet computers. there are some tablet computers running
Windows 7 out there but they are not popular. I read that a company wants to put Ubuntu Linux OS on a tablet Computer this tablet will be a PC Tablet like windows 8 OS is now

posted on 13 Nov 2012, 01:39

23. chronopc (Posts: 97; Member since: 18 Oct 2012)

I think you are confused. Windows Surface RT do not run full windows or legacy software, it only runs Windows 8 apps and Microsoft Office. What you are thinking of is Windows Surface Pro, which cost twice as much and is therefore a different type of tablet. The Windows Surface RT is very much comparable to the iPad and Android tablets.

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