Microsoft Surface: a gentle kick in the teeth of the OEMs

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If you want something done properly, as the old adage goes, you have to do it yourself.

For the longest time, the failure to produce a good, usable Windows tablet was twofold. Microsoft lacked an operating system usable with finger input, and the PC OEMs failed to produce devices that were thin enough and light enough to be comfortable when handheld.

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Story added 25. June 2012, content source with full text you can find at link above.