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Old 08-15-2012, 02:29 AM   #1
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More "news" on Surface pricing

Price for the new Surface Tablet (RT) is 199? Valley girl screech "OMG OMG OMG!"
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:52 AM   #2
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These reports are just silly.
If MS did that, they would remove any chance of their being OEM manufacturers of Win8RT tablets, as MS would have left them no market to operate in.
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:57 AM   #3
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IF that price turns out to be correct, I'll probably just have to get me one. Every preview I've read has been surprisingly, almost overwhelmingly, positive and considering the specs I certainly can't fault that price. Can't really see it being true though.
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Well it's the RT version. The other OEM manufacturers might focus on the intel version anyway. And maybe microsoft had decided to go with a new approach. I'm assuming that the LA Times has some contacts in Redmond and that they wouldn't go with this story without some level of confirmation...

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Old 08-15-2012, 03:15 AM   #5
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I'm certainly hoping you're right; I just want to be prepared for it to turn out to be bovine manure.
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:21 AM   #6
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I'm certainly hoping you're right; I just want to be prepared for it to turn out to be bovine manure.
Heehee. Well said. And wise. I'm just an optimist. When people said Google would never come out with a quad-core $199 tablet, they did. They also said mini iPad, no never! So yes, it sounds unlikely but...
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IF that price turns out to be correct, I'll probably just have to get me one. Every preview I've read has been surprisingly, almost overwhelmingly, positive and considering the specs I certainly can't fault that price. Can't really see it being true though.
I don't believe it, but if it really turns out to be $199 I will get at least 5 or more. One for me and the rest as gifts to friends and family.
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I don't believe it, but if it really turns out to be $199 I will get at least 5 or more. One for me and the rest as gifts to friends and family.
Hey Hans, did I tell ya lately how awesome you are. Let's be friends!

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Hey Hans, did I tell ya lately how awesome you are. Let's be friends!

No you didn't tell me yet Glad to be your friend!
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Cool, I'll be waiting for my Surface to be delivered in October sometime then...

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Cool, I'll be waiting for my Surface to be delivered in October sometime then...

Why not, of course you will still have to work your way up to that select "Surface" group... From now until October, that gives you plenty of time to convince me that you are worthy
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I was about to compliment you just then Hans, but that last post made me realise that there's a very definite limit to how much flattery and a**kissing $200 will buy...
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Sadly that's all too true...
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