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  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:34:09 PM
    We're looking at a tablet that similar to the Surface, but it's running Windows 8 Pro. Surface is a line of products.
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:34:12 PM
    They keep talking up the Wifi performance. Looking fwd to testing that out
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:34:17 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:34:35 PM
    Core i5 Ivy Bridge processor in the W8 Surface
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:34:54 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:35:16 PM
    And a GPU that has double the processing power. I don't think he said double what though
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:35:29 PM
    Has "perimeter venting" for keeping the PC cool. Does not require a hovercraft fan to cool down.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:35:51 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:36:02 PM
    The framerate during transitions looks really smooth
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:36:06 PM
    Now showing a stylus with digital ink
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:36:09 PM
    600 dpi
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:36:34 PM
    "feels like it's writing exactly
    on the page"
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:36:53 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:36:53 PM
    Stylus could be great for image editors
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:37:06 PM
    Surface has two digitizers, one for touch, one for digital ink
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:37:14 PM
    Palm block tech is a nice touch. BOOM!
  • Robert Banton 6/18/2012 11:37:16 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:37:26 PM
    This prevents your hand from interfering with the pen.
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:37:28 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:37:44 PM
    Uh, yeah. That's a Wacom killer.
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:37:54 PM
    Displayport supported
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:37:58 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:38:02 PM
    Here's a good view of Desktop mode.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:38:27 PM
    Five seconds to copy one gigabyte of pics
  • Robert Banton 6/18/2012 11:38:30 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:38:31 PM
    Copying a 1GB file in 5 secs
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:38:39 PM
    Five times faster than USB 2
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:38:40 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:38:52 PM
    Showing Lightroom in Desktop mode
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:39:01 PM
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:39:11 PM
    Demo pic is a bit oversharpened...
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:39:13 PM
    The screen definitely looks really clear
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:39:44 PM
    Touch cover is the name of the thin keyboard. But now there's a bit thicker one, called Type Cover. Has a trackpad.
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:39:56 PM
    Mutliple colors for the covers
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:39:56 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:39:59 PM
    the whole "family" is gathering on stage
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:40:17 PM
    Some people are REALLY excited in here
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:40:25 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:40:30 PM
    It's not the UFC guys
  • Josh Lowensohn 6/18/2012 11:41:00 PM
  • Robert Banton 6/18/2012 11:41:09 PM
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:41:13 PM
    Another video starting
  • seth.rosenblatt 6/18/2012 11:41:14 PM
    Some nice looking tablet action today. Now up: Panos Panay, the leader of the Surface team.
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:41:39 PM
    Behind the scenes, making of vid
  • Eric Franklin 6/18/2012 11:42:05 PM
    Lots of happy-looking engineers and designers
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