Source: Financial Times
quote: Microsoft is not preventing ACER from building a tablet.....MS just got tired of the current substandard products. Lazy, unimaginative and complacent development should not be sustained through charity. It's a business....get to work or fade away into history.
quote: Android apps can be developed to format to any resolution or layout therefore making "tablet apps" unnecessary.
quote: I know these logical and quantifiable facts are "fairy dust" to the hivemind here, but there it is.
quote: But the key thing to note is that the whole reason that Microsoft entered this face was because its partners failed, miserably, to compete against Apple.
quote: It is not something you are good at
quote: Am I wrong or wasn't it ACER who finally created a successful iPad competitor for Android with it's Transformer Prime line?
quote: I think we should give some credit here, it was ACER that showed us the way.
quote: I think it's a little sensationalized to say that Surface is beyond it's competition when we haven't seen a single review or benchmark of the product yet. Microsoft hasn't beaten the world yet, they have quite a hill to climb.
quote: Microsoft hasn't beaten the world yet, they have quite a hill to climb.