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Echo Echoing

by M.G. Siegler


How Microsoft Jumped on Apple’s Laptop Stumbles

Dina Bass and Mark Gurman:

Microsoft’s hardware team is cautiously optimistic. The new products “are loved,” Panay says. But “I say that to you humbly. Remember I am also the person who went through the writedown. I am also the person who stood on stage and launched Surface RT.”

I remember that. Anyway, count me in with both Ben Thompson and John Gruber, the Microsoft hardware seems very nice at this point. The problem now is that it's running Windows. You can't decouple the two when judging these products. Microsoft has only solved 1/2 of the equation...


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