It is difficult to have not come across the recent announcements, that Microsoft will be selling their own tablet known as the “Microsoft Surface Tablet”.
Rather than writing “yet another coverage article”, I’ll instead compile some of my favourite links & info.
The ‘coolest’ thing about the entire announcement is the integrated cover on the tablet, and how it folds out into a touch keyboard.
Be sure to check out the official website for some high resolution images http://www.microsoft.com/surface
- The best minute to minute overview of the entire announcement is from The Verge. They have a great timeline and crisp photos of the event http://live.theverge.com/microsoft-live-blog-tablet-announcement/
- The Verge opinion piece on the Surface http://www.theverge.com/2012/6/19/3097726/surface-microsoft-next-chapter
- How Microsoft kept the announcement secret http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/how-microsoft-kept-surface-a-secret-1086116
What about the old surface tables?
The technology has been rebranded to PixelSense, with the devices being called the Samsung SUR40 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/pixelsense/default.aspx