Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part IV: Ecosystem

Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part IV: Ecosystem

I’m going to continue with what could be considered another tangent, but like the company’s philosophy, it has many implications for how the device can be used.  In nature, an ecosystem is the environment around an organism that allows it to eat, breathe and live.  A computing device also relies on outside influences to make it useful.  This is why a company can come out with a brilliant device and it can flop, or a mediocre device and it can sell like hotcakes. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part IV: Ecosystem”

Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part I: Philosophy

Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part I: Philosophy

There are probably hundreds of reviews of the Microsoft Surface RT already out there.  Most of them are looking at it from a pretty broad angle, but no review takes place in a vacuum.  As an IT person working for a Bible translation organization, I am specifically interested in what this will mean for our work.  I am not new to tablet computing, but have already had an iPad for two and a half years and there are many obvious comparisons. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part I: Philosophy”