Since Thursday everyone following Microsoft has been trying to solve a puzzle, nobody succeeded. Everyone tried guessing and that’s what it has been–just guesses. Nobody knew for sure what was coming and now we know. I summed up the craziness in a post and the roller-coaster we’ve had in the past 4 days.
Now we know.
In an announcement in LA, Microsoft has announced tablet!
This is probably the best kept secret and by far the most interesting news to come out in a few months. Steve Ballmer said
It was always clear that what our software could do would require us to push hardware, sometimes where our partners hadn’t envisioned.
“Much like Windows 1 needed the mouse, we wanted to give Windows 8 it’s own hardware.
We will keep updating this post as we get more details.
Microsoft calls this the Surface. Why?!
- 10.6 inch display
- 1.5 lbs
- USB 2
- Built-in stand
- Cover is a multi-touch keyboard!
- Runs Windows RT (most likely) and has another Windows 8 version
- Supports stylus