Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Let’s Not Have Windows Tablets Be Pocket PC Again

The $200 Windows 8 tablet will change everything

A world with $200 Windows tablets would be completely insane. Remember, these tablets will be Windows PCs; you can still plug in a keyboard and mouse (or external monitor or optical drive, or…) Anything you do on your computer now, you’ll be able to do on this cheap-as-chips tablet. Netbooks will simply roll over and die. Cheaper laptops, too, would struggle to coexist, and even expensive ultrabooks and MacBooks might lose market share to a tablet PC. After all, why buy (and carry around!) an iPad and a laptop when you can keep a $50 docking station at the office and use a Windows 8 tablet everywhere.

He might be getting ahead of himself there.

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