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Old 09-18-2012, 12:38 PM   #1
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Default Microsoft Surface? Rubworthy?

Who wants one? If yes or no why?

Looks like it might be better than ipad or
Kindle torch. UI, power etc.

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I loaded up the early windows 8 and

DO NOT WANT
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Win8 RT - Only metro, closed ecosystem, cannot run desktop apps. Do not want.
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Why not? Please respond in the form of a koan.
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windows 8

it has a specific tiled interface

you can add apps

but if the apps do not exist, then you do not get to add them.

you can haz desktop view

though there is no start button
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If it gets good app support I will probably get the version that can also run desktop programs to replace my laptop. Then my current laptop will just be for tuning.
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oh microsoft

it will fail because already 2 versions

surface - app store, shitty

surface pro - full windows, possibly glorious

y not sell one version that's good?
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Because they can't sell Surface Pro at iPad/Android tablet prices.

They got in too late on the netbook fad (win7 basic or whatever), and now they are getting in too late on the tablet fad.

Remember when Microsoft was actually driving innovation?
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If it gets good app support I will probably get the version that can also run desktop programs to replace my laptop. Then my current laptop will just be for tuning.
If it can run a browser and MS office that is 90% of my workhorse computer needs. And has keyboard
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If it can run a browser and MS office that is 90% of my workhorse computer needs. And has keyboard
bing

your browser is done
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^huh?
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bing sucks assfuck
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bing sucks assfuck
******* + ONE!
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