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The Poisonous Price Tag Of $199 Damages Microsoft’s Surface RT

“Microsoft Surface to retail at $199!” The various headlines around the web  are going to cause problems for Microsoft.

I’ve no inside information on the launch price of the Surface RT, but let’s assume it’s true. Is Microsoft taking $80 out of that price to pay for the operating system? Probably not, so right there they’ve got an advantage of almost a third of the retail price over their hardware partners. The price is comparable to the Nexus 7, but the bill of materials is likely much higher.

Microsoft Surface for Windows RT tablet coming October 26th for $199?

We’ll admit to being a little blown away when Microsoft launched the Surface — it was an impressively polished tablet that we had heard barely a whisper of leading up to the mysterious launch event. But, there was one thing that we were still left wondering: how much would it cost? Now, with Acer getting all in a huff

Comparing Microsoft Surface to Zune Music Player a ‘Low Blow,` Analyst Says

The analyst firm Canalys compared the coming Microsoft Surface tablet to the company’s ill-fated Zune music player, but another analyst, Rob Enderle, considers the comparison “snarky” as well as premature.

The UK-based tech industry analyst firm Canalys got some media attention recently by predicting that the Microsoft Surface tablet will suffer the same fate as Microsoft’s failed foray into the

Microsoft Surface tablet release date confirmed in SEC filing

Microsoft has officially confirmed that it will release its upcoming Surface tablet to coincide with Windows 8 US availability on October 26. The company revealed the date in a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing on Thursday. Microsoft has

Microsoft trumps Apple

Surface ad enjoys top June shares

Microsoft’s advert for its highly-anticipated Surface tablet was the most shared video campaign in June.

The ad lasts just over a minute, and features shots of the device on a white table in a brightly lit room. Despite the fact that the product only arrived in the second half of the month, it

Microsoft Surface tablets: the differences between Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro models

Surfaces. Turns out, the plural form of Microsoft’s new tablet range rolls off of the tongue with ease, but understanding the differences between the first two models may not be quite as easy — particularly for the everyman, or folks intimately familiar with Microsoft’s other Surface. Two editions — Surface for Windows RT and Surface for Windows 8 Pro — were unveiled today in Los Angeles, and while the exterior

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