Is The Microsoft Surface Tablet A good Idea?
Microsoft has been maligned for quite some time now as being the corporation that all free thinking citizens should shy away from. Naturally the bad rap came from lawsuits, judgements and the strong suggestion that the autonomy should stop.
Many wrote off the Microsoft Corp as a goliath felled. It was a gross over-estimation to suggest that a 'bad rap' would keep the Seattle giant silent.
Perhaps there was a sense of an under the radar mentality both internationally and locally but it seems that the Microsoft of PC infamy would rise again. And it has 'surfaced' (forgive the pun) in a way many would not have predicted.
The Surface tablet is an interesting re-entry into the mainstream. Software, the Microsoft reason for being, seems to be heading for a backseat while hardware becomes the organizations new flavor of choice…
"Microsoft's Surface tablet isn't even on sale yet, but it looks like the software giant is already working on the next version. A series of job ads on the Microsoft career site says the company is expanding the line. When Microsoft unveiled Surface …"
Is it a wise ploy to take on the Android market?
Many would suggest that it could be corporate suicide, given that the Android market sector is swamped by many players and the most contentious of Microsoft competitors – Apple, practically owns it.
The irony here is that Microsoft lost this particular battle with Apple a while back, watching as the then Steve Jobs headed corp made moved forward in giant leaps an bounds whilst the conservative MS sat back in their suits and counted the dough from an era passed.
Surface Tablet Question: Does the profile of Microsoft lend itself to the hip and cool Tablet market?
Perhaps the PR company representing MS has more work to do than any technology created by the monolith perceived as a Wall Street pin striper and not a cool trend-breaking Apple sort.