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Poll: Surface RT (20 member(s) have cast votes)

Would you buy one?

  1. ohhhhh yes (10 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  2. i prefer android (2 votes [10.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.00%

  3. i rather use my ipad, ipod, or iphone (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. what is windows rt (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  5. give me old faithful -laptop / desktop (8 votes [40.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 40.00%

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#1 herg62123

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 08:32 PM

I have my surface now for a week or so and I am actually liking it. It sucks I am limited to the windows store but it is still fun to use.


Updated poll to include laptop and desktop choice.

Edited by herg62123, 05 January 2013 - 10:14 PM.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 09:10 PM

I'm glad you like it.

If you had an option for laptop or desktop, then I could have voted. There are 4 windows 7 computers in the House and a Touchscreen Windows 8 laptop. Nothing I've seen makes me want any type of Tablet, e-reader or smartphone. My Old fashioned Analog phone kept working the 11+ days of power outage from Sandy.

My Brothers Verizon Cellular phone, most of those 11+ days, he could get calls but not make them. Probably network overload is my guess.

When I saw tablets being plugged with product placement in all types of TV shows I was turned off by that too.

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Posted 05 January 2013 - 10:14 PM

I have updated the poll
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Posted 06 January 2013 - 10:21 AM

Good addition, I like the wording.
You can probably tell how I voted.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 11:54 PM

I tried Surface RT in Times Square a few months ago. It was nice, and I prefer the type cover, but I am eyeing on the Pro version which will come this month. Which is a good thing because I am in the market to get a new laptop.

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 05:16 PM

I'm waiting for two things pertaining to the Surface 8 Pro ...

1. Are lots of people going to ask me to help fix problems with them (including "How do I..." questions)?

2. Will I get one as swag if I go to the right events or rub elbows with the right people? :)

From what I've seen, I think that I would probably have no problem "evangelizing" the merits from both a user and developer standpoint. So I'm quite comfortable taking a free one.

Not so excited for any of the ARM (Tegra) versions.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 01:12 AM

Why do I have to only pick one?  smilie_colors1.gif

 

For most situations, I prefer my MacBook Air.  But there are definite situations where a touchscreen tablet (in my case, an iPad) is more useful...i.e. when reading PDF files or eBooks.  And there times where I need the power of my Windows desktop.

 

I do have to admit the Surface Pro interests me.  If I were in the market for a new computer, then I would certainly consider it.


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Posted 22 February 2013 - 04:47 PM

I have been wanting one of this since I watched a special on it about 4 years ago. I'm a fan of the interface. http://www.microsoft.com/Surface/en-US



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Posted 12 March 2013 - 01:16 PM

My laptop is much more bulky than your surface, but I much prefer it. I'm not limited to the Windows Store, and it has more computing power / flexibility for my uses.

I'm interested on what may happen with tablets etc in the near future though.

 

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Posted 15 January 2014 - 06:33 PM

Hi All,

 

I just bought the Surface this past weekend and I do like it but the only issue I have is I can't read any of my etext material that is required by my college.  They recommend at least Adobe 11.2, I am finding out that Windows does not have this app available which stinks.  I will be returning my surface tablet and hopefully I will find another tablet that will have Adobe 11.2.  Any suggestions would be awesome...

 

Thanks

Donna



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Posted 16 January 2014 - 10:13 AM

Hi, You got the wrong model. The more expensive version runs windows 8.

 

Maybe this will help. http://mashable.com/2013/10/21/surface-pro-2-review/

 

Since it's a full PC, the Surface Pro 2 can run apps like Photoshop with no problems and it comes with a digitizing pen with over 1,000 levels of pressure sensitivity.

 

http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-us/support/browse/surface-windows-8-pro

 

Good Luck

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