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Give Microsoft some credit. Or don’t. Up to you.
Despite the fact that we have no details on the price, the ship date, or the battery life, Dan Frommer takes a positive stance on the new Microsoft tablet. From Microsoft Finally Has A Tablet Business Model With Surface:
But give Microsoft credit for evolving with the times, both in terms of product design and business model. It may fail, but it’s at least learning to play the right game.
Ok — good on you, Microsoft. But there’s also a counter-argument. In the words of John Gruber talking about the Samsung Chromebook:
F*** that. This is the big leagues. There is no credit for trying.