Monday, October 29, 2012 at 3:29PM
“You can go through the products from all those guys … and none of them has a product that you can really use. Not Apple. Not Google. Not Amazon. Nobody has a product that lets you work and play that can be your tablet and your PC. Not at any price point.
“This is a first-class tablet that people can enjoy and appreciate,” Ballmer continued. “It’s a PC; it’s a tablet. It’s for play; it’s for work. It’s a got a great price. That product doesn’t exist today.” Steve Ballmer.
I thought he had finally lost his mind when he said the above, but he sort of has a point. I don't know about you, but when it comes to writing and serious work I always go back to a laptop or my iMac. A tablet or smartphone are great for many tasks, but not all of them. Whether the Surface is the answer is debatable, however.