Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part V: Conclusion

Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part V: Conclusion

From the day that that the iPad was announced I have been excited about the potential for tablet computing.  Over time I have become even more convinced of the benefits of mobile tech for our work.  The importance of the combination of instant on, low powered ARM processors, solid state storage, and touch based interaction cannot be over emphasized. Continue reading “Microsoft Surface RT Review, Part V: Conclusion”

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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”