With this device, called Surface, Microsoft is adopting the model of its longtime rival, Apple, which has always believed that the better way to deliver digital products is to build them end-to-end, including hardware, operating system and core apps, and an ecosystem of downloadable apps and content. That is what Microsoft is doing now with the Surface tablet, two and a half years after the iPad was born.
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I thought that seemed to fit Windows 8 real well, the version labeled 8 has a score review of 8.8.The Verge is known to be apple thumpers
The Verge just gave Windows 8 a review score of 8.8/10
They say that the biggest weakness of Surface is the lack of applications. At the same time MS seems to pay large sums to application developers to come up with new apps. So over time they may be OK.