Computers OverClocked Forums Computers OverClocked
"Not just another computer help website."

FAQ Search Upgrade Register
Favorite Threads Private Messaging Login

Menu
Forums
RegisterRegister
Over Clocking Guide
Over Clocking Help
Computer Building Help
Virus/Security Alerts
Broadband Tweaks
Computing Guides
Featured Hot Deals
Reviews
Tools


Top 25 reasons to register!

Advertise your link here for $19.99/month!

 
 Computers OverClocked Welcomes You!
 Date/Time is Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:01 pm
 Computer Photo Gallery
Computing News Headlines:
New HTC Android Phones Tweaked to Evade Apple Patents
Ivy Bridge Temperatures – It’s Gettin’ Hot in Here
Adobe CS6 on sale today, Creative Cloud coming May 11th

Long tablet road of Microsoft
Post new topic Reply to topic Computers OverClocked Forums - Site Help and Information All times are GMT - 5 Hours - EDT
Author Message
billwilliams563
NEW POSTER


User is offline 
Send private message
Joined: Jun 19 2012
Posts: 1

PostPost subject: Long tablet road of Microsoft
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:26 pm
Reply with quote


Today, Microsoft formally released their own brand of Surface series Windows 8 tablet computer, quiet after period of time officially join tablet computer war. But in fact, the way of explorations has already started in early 2000. At that time, because the system or technical reasons, the battery or reason of the understanding of the tablet, Microsoft can't success put tablet into mainstream, but it really made important contributions in promotion of tablet concept and consciousness. Let's look at Microsoft more than 10 years of tablet process.

Bill Gates has put forward theconcept of Tablet PC as early as 2000 in Las Vegas Comdex conference (from the PC concept extends the Tablet computer concepts), and think this equipment should be able to very good recognition handwritten. In-02, Microsoft's first fruits out - Windows XP Tablet PC. This kind of tablet then gain some commercial use, but never into the mainstream market.

A few years later, Gates again conceived the future of the tablet PC, when its tablet computer has begun to similar with iPad now. Gates predicted tablet computer should parity, low to $500 or so, can run all day, and have a very good touch experience. According to the idea of the Gates, Microsoft and some hardware partners started Origami project again, but the project out tablet equipment not to Gates's anticipated. Such as Microsoft and samsung cooperation of Q1 tablet beyond hundreds dollar of the price of 500 line, and touch experience not beautiful, life also not beautiful. Therefore, under the technology not mature enough, Microsoft again gave up its tablet plan.

But soon after, maybe is forecasted that tablet technology began to mature, Microsoft started tablet project Courier again. This tablet still a double screen tablet, still position in main handwritten input , and developed by entertainment equipment R&D department. But unfortunately, that tablet had been cut off not seen the sun.

So after the three stages, the clock to today, Microsoft began the road of the tablet computer again. Just at this time, the background is totally different. Microsoft will face extremely difficult competitive environment. So Microsoft will fail a forth time?

If u guys want to learn more about how to convert video between different video formats, u can visit http://www.4easysoft.com/total-video-converter.html.
Back to top
 Rate Post
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Post new topic Reply to topic Computers OverClocked Forums - Site Help and Information Page 1 of 1


Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Microsoft Support helpnumber Over Clocking and Mods 0 Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:10 am View latest post
No new posts Microsoft Office 365 Support Number robertwillson Over Clocking and Mods 0 Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:47 pm View latest post
No new posts a person different levels of off road... misshuana Broadband Tweaks, Tips and Optimization 0 Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:44 am View latest post
No new posts Microsoft Technical Support Number +1... lauren19 Over Clocking and Mods 1 Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:59 am View latest post
No new posts Recover corrupted attachments from Mi... stephanic Hardware/Software Help, Questions and Information 0 Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:27 am View latest post