The Verge Live-Blog Coverage of Microsoft’s New Surface Tablet

Built-in “kickstand”, and the magnetically-attached cover cleverly doubles as a keyboard and trackpad. But confusingly, they’re doing versions both with ARM and Intel CPUs. The ARM one is thinner and lighter, of course. And no word on pricing or availability.

Update: Michael Gartenberg tweets:

This is a total flip of MSFTs business model of software licensing.

Indeed; they’re competing directly against Windows licensees.

Monday, 18 June 2012