Apple didn’t even get a chance to apply cold water to the area Nokia burned in the latest Lumia 2520 vs. iPad Air commercial, yet a trio of fresh ads taking multiple stabs at the newest Cupertino-made slate is already up on YouTube.
The latest budget-conscious slate from Archos, dubbed 101 XS 2, looks to take on physical keyboard-toting hybrids such as Microsoft’s Surfaces and the Asus Transformer Pads or Transformer Book.
Microsoft has claimed that both its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets are ‘close to selling out’, via its Microsoft Developer Twitter feed.
It’s no longer a matter of speculation, Microsoft is alone in the Windows RT tablet business and will be for time to come. But as hard as it might be to believe, the first-gen Surface RT and Surface 2 will get company sooner or later.
Windows 8.1 fall tablet roadmap includes 10-incher from Dell, Surface Mini, updated Acer W3 and more
Following what can be kindly described as a middling first wave of Windows 8 and RT-based tablets, most tech-savvy folks probably expected Microsoft and its partners to dial it up a notch come the fall of 2013. Or at least be a little wary about their prospects in a very competitive world.
Microsoft sent out invitations for a media event in New York City on September 23rd, during which it will introduce the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2.