Microsoft Trims Another $100 off First Generation Surface Pro
October 24, 2013 10:34 AM
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Microsoft wants to move existing stock of original Surface Pro tablet
Microsoft is trying hard to get consumers to purchase its Surface Pro tablet. Back in August,
Microsoft reduced the price
for its Surface Pro tablet by $100 making the 128 GB Surface Pro available for $899 and the 64 GB version available for $799. Microsoft is now announced that it's taking an additional $100 off the price of these tablets.
The Surface Pro 128 GB tablet will be available for $799. The 64 GB Surface Pro will sell for $699 with the 256 GB version available for $999. These discounts are specifically for the original Surface Pro, not the recently announced
Surface Pro 2 tablets
The deal is valid from October 22 through December 31 of 2013, or while supplies last.
This is clearly a moved to get rid of all the stock of Surface Pro tablets left laying around and may help spur sales during the holiday shopping season.
For comparison the Surface 2, which is the new version of the Surface RT, sells for $449 with 32 GB of storage. The Surface Pro 2 is available starting at $899.
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10/24/2013 2:18:13 PM
Chrome OS may, but it's still largely just a netbook media consumption OS. It's limited enough to make Windows RT look like an amazing feat of software engineering in comparison.
10/25/2013 9:37:50 AM
I actually setup a chromebook for somebody at my office, and I gotta agree - its extremely light in terms of productivity. Its just the chrome browser, with google apps, and some extensions. That's it. We found it could be used as a presentation tool, or as a loaner for a guest to lightly do email and look at a spreadsheet or 2. Beyond that, there's nothing in the Chrome store, that would make it worth working on. We can't use VPN even, which means it can't even leave the office to work from home.
“And I don't know why [Apple is] acting like it’s superior. I don't even get it. What are they trying to say?” -- Bill Gates on the Mac ads
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