I keep having to trot out this video. It seems people tend to forget the excitement it caused and that once upon a time — 2006 — Microsoft understood there would be a post-PC era.
Go look at this and tell me that it isn’t just about an extended iPad promo!
That’s computing as an appliance — what the iPad has given us.
Microsoft had the vision. But in typical Microsoft complexification fashion, they blew it.
And really, that guy taking a photo with a cellphone? How last century! He’d just pick up his new iPad (3) and snap!