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Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
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Kelly22
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4/2/2015 | 5:26:24 PM
Re: Looking Fwd to It
I hadn't put much thought into a hybrid device before recently, but now I'm using a Surface Pro 3 and love it. I couldn't use a tablet for productivity - I do way too much typing! But this combines the best of both.
mak63
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mak63,
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4/2/2015 | 1:29:47 AM
Re: Looking Fwd to It
Personally, I will never ever buy a tablet for $500. It is way too expensive for me. If I had the money, I would rather have a laptop hybrid.
Nevertheless, for this person that I mentioned, I'm gonna propose an Android tablet. It is certainly less money.
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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3/31/2015 | 11:42:14 PM
Re: Looking Fwd to It
@mak63 – Do you think its on a reasonable price now? Actually you could buy an android tablet for much lower price. 
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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3/31/2015 | 11:40:13 PM
Re: Looking Fwd to It
@pcharles – I am still thinking if I should go for a Microsoft surface device or stick with my existing Sony Xperia Z android tablet. The only thing holding me back is the premium pricing. Do you think its worth the upgrade?
shakeeb
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shakeeb,
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3/31/2015 | 11:37:58 PM
Re: Pending Review
I wish they could come up with a reasonable price for most of us to afford. I love the sleek design and window support. Great for both personal and official use. 
mak63
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mak63,
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3/31/2015 | 10:54:56 PM
Re: Looking Fwd to It
I am too! Actually, a client told me just yesterday that she wanted a Surface 3 Pro, but she has only a $500 budget. Told her she didn't have enough. I believe she will be very happy with this news.
pcharles09
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pcharles09,
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3/31/2015 | 9:37:24 PM
Looking Fwd to It
I'm looking forward to it. I've heard a lot of good things about the Surface 3, minus the prices.
stiener36
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stiener36,
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3/31/2015 | 9:24:12 PM
no more RT FTW
I'm so glad windows RT is going to die, just always seemed like an ill-advised attempt at out dating the existing society. The age of compatibility is coming back.


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