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  • The Melon Ink. 6/18/2012 11:24:57 PM
    Looks like a RIM Playbook?
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:25:11 PM
    a really wide screen. likely 16:9
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:25:15 PM
    Case is called VaporMg, made with a unique process (apparently) when the metal is molten.
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:25:23 PM
    10.6-inch display
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:25:23 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:25:44 PM
    Surface will work for all games in new
    Windows Store
  • anthonyd 6/18/2012 11:25:47 PM
    shouldn't they have gone with USB 3.0 at this point?
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:25:50 PM
    Can play any Windows game from the Windows store
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:26:02 PM
    Rut-roh, there may have been a crash
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:26:04 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:26:09 PM
    Surface failed there, Sinofsky swapped for a new one.
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:26:16 PM
    Grabbed another tablet and is back at it
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:26:27 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:26:28 PM
    Netflix app at W8 launch
  • David Hamilton 6/18/2012 11:26:39 PM
    It's not a Microsoft event without a system crash.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:27:05 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:27:14 PM
    Netflix app will have semantic zoom, the vertical layers of content available in W8 app design
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:27:25 PM
    Stand is built-in
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:27:27 PM
    I hate holding tablets! MS builds a stand into the tablet
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:28:02 PM
    "No extra weight, no extra thickness, no extra add-on" a dig at the iPad case there.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:28:05 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:28:17 PM
    Laying back and watching movies IS what entertainment is all about
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:28:24 PM
    Uses Corning Gorilla Glass 2.0
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:29:08 PM
    Magnetic cover that snaps to the tablet
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:29:08 PM
    Cover is 3mm, magnetic edge for attaching
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:29:14 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:29:18 PM
    also, it's a keyboard
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:29:29 PM
    Crowd is clapping as cover goes full mutltouch keyboard
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:29:32 PM
    round of applause
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:30:14 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:30:20 PM
    Very Transformer Prime-like, but much thinner
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:30:26 PM
    Wow. Proof will be in the tapping, but that's a nice keyboard integration.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:30:50 PM
    First view of the new Desktop UI
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:30:57 PM
    Aero is gone as expected
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:31:19 PM
    "Comes with Office" this must be Windows RT.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:31:42 PM
  • GREG 6/18/2012 11:31:50 PM
    HERE IT IS!!!!!! www.microsoft.com
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:32:04 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:32:14 PM
    Nvidia ARM Processor, but also working on Windows 8 Pro. (Full powered Windows 8.)
  • Christopher Dawes 6/18/2012 11:32:27 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:32:54 PM
    What's Windows RT? Here's a FAQ for you: reviews.cnet.com
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:33:19 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:33:24 PM
    talking up the screen, but no word on resolution yet
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:33:40 PM
  • David Hamilton 6/18/2012 11:34:06 PM

    From the Microsoft site

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