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48. Re: Microsoft Unveils Surface Jun 19, 2012, 11:52 Beamer
 
Verno wrote on Jun 19, 2012, 11:36:
I can't shake the feeling that everyone is just rebuilding the laptop, the keyboard almost seems like a direct admission that touch interfaces can't solely meet most users interaction needs. The form factor might be attractive to some people I guess more than anything else but laptops and netbooks seem to have some overlap there too. I don't really see the App ecosystem in place to drive this thing with casual users either.

I'll talk to some friends and family later to see what they think of it after the mainstream press does the rounds tonight.

People are desperately trying to find the product that offers full usability and full mobility.

I still think it will be a multi-device solution: one main CPU/screen and many other input/screen options. But maybe it'll just be screens and a centralized cloud CPU.
 
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