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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Microsoft's Surface tablet: an iPad-killer?
Microsoft unveiled the Surface table on 18 June 2012. Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's executive chief dit it! The device will for the first time containg both hardware and software engineered by a company (Microsoft). The device is thin and light, with specifications very similar to the newest iPad, which went on sale in March. With the Surface, Microsoft's Mr. Ballmer sait it built its tablet as a way to show off its new Windows 8 operating system can do.It has to be noted that until now the smartphones and tablets have received the most consumer attention. The Surface will be released later this year, leading the charge of computers and touch-screen tablets built using its new Windows RT and Windows 8 operating systems.