Oprah endorses Microsoft's Surface with a tweet sent from... an iPad

The new Windows 8 and its phone counter-part Windows Phone 8 along with the flagship devices like the Microsoft Surface clearly rely a lot on celebrity endorsement…
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29. Cynipap999

Posts: 138; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Don't worry, by the time you remember [that] celebrity's name Apple will be DEAD!!

45. AppleConspiracy

Posts: 637; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Oh yeah, it was Kate Upton. Apple still not dead.

7. android_hitman unregistered


8. bloodline

Posts: 706; Member since: Dec 01, 2011


13. gothicheart

Posts: 83; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

it's just like Siri, saying that the Lumia is the best smartphone... :)

14. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

That tweet was a big fail!

15. mrllano

Posts: 91; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Maybe because there's no official app from twitter yet.. Hahaha

16. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1130; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Lol, oh dear...

17. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1130; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

Lol, oh dear...

20. rudlie

Posts: 205; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

22. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

It's sad that so many dumb ass people care what Oprah thinks. She is about as out of touch as you can get, with real people. The queen probably uses her tab more thsn Oprah

35. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

sure mate the queen uses her tab, please the queen doesnt need a tab like she doesnt need a phone. your saying this because of that article with the samsung tab Oprah uses tabs and tech more then the queen and you calling anyone that listens to her dumb, well you believe the queen uses a tab so whos really stupid

32. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

FAIL !!!

33. Kostas_13

Posts: 43; Member since: Sep 07, 2012

Bought 12?!? G0d@mn! Thats almost a yearly income for an average worker!

36. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Only 12??? What happen to one for every twitter follower? Gotta follow up that "free" car fiasco O.

37. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

f**k!ng !diot

38. pongkie

Posts: 663; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

lol nice.. was it nicki minaj did the same thing to WP7 using a black berry

42. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

This is a fail. The very least the person who tweeted this for oprah could have done is used the mobile twitter website instead of the twitter app, LOL.

44. blackspot

Posts: 102; Member since: Nov 14, 2012

That picture of Oprah next to a Surface is Hilarious!

48. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Only celebrities uses ipads and iphones. but its good she takes a interest on the SURFACE

49. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

lol....epic fail! its just that, its really hard to understand the gestures of windows 8! it looks amazing as iPad coz of its premium bodies (aluminum and magnesium vs plastics? which one you'll choose?) but the gestures are annoying.... but we can learn.... but still hoping that microsoft will not competely implement the metro UI on all device! coz doing the same gestures on mouse is super duper annoying!

50. phil2n

Posts: 519; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

the picture says "Praise Surface"

51. CRICKETownz

Posts: 980; Member since: Oct 24, 2009

Just downloaded Windows 8 on my PC...so far so good. It's taking some getting used to w/the tiles but the overall experience seems to be a lot smoother than previous versions. The gestures using a mouse are fine...it's like a smart phone on your PC screen. The biggest improvement is w/Internet Explorer not being so sluggish. It's more-so getting used to how everything is moved around & categorized.
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