Ars: Is Surface Microsoft's confession that Windows 8 isn't really cut out for tablets?

Discussion in 'Windows 8 News' started by Kougar, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. Kougar

    Kougar Moderator

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    Kougar, Aug 5, 2012
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    clifford (c_c)

    Jan 27, 2010
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    I had my thoughts about Win8 not being tablet friendly, when Microsoft presented keyboards and pointing devices as tablet options.

    What OS powers the iPad, is it a "One OS Fits All" solution? Would you find the same OS that powers an iPad, in a full blown Mac computer?
    Only then would the two operating systems be comparable.

    Microsoft trying to design a "One OS Fits All" solution for the PC industry is doomed to failure, unless they can accommodate screen dimensions ranging from 5 to 50 inches. Naturally a 5 inch screen will not have the precision of a 50 inch screen when it comes to pointing devices. In their attempt to design an OS for a tablet, they seem to be negligent in their designs for larger screens.
    clifford, Aug 5, 2012
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