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Microsoft confirms Courier tablet, quashes hopes of shipping it


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Microsoft confirms Courier tablet, quashes hopes of shipping it
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Microsoft has finally confirmed that it has been working on a tablet concept known as "Courier," but the company has also announced that it has "no plans to build such a device at this time."
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Microsoft isn't a hardware company.

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I wonder what the Apple haters will latch onto next. HP Slate with webOS perhaps?


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Microsoft isn't a hardware company.
Perhaps not to the extent that Apple or HP is. However let's not forget:

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And a slew of failed hardware...

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And now many of those hardware pieces does MS take a net loss on to hope to sell more overpriced software? Probably all of them I'd guess.
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Perhaps not to the extent that Apple or HP is. However let's not forget:

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And a slew of failed hardware...

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You're calling the Xbox failed?

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Well you sell anything at a net loss (like the X-box) is, I would call that a fail.
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I'm dead sure I heard about this about 3 months ago while the iPad rumours were still going around... But only just announced?... Anyway, it's been done now, MS need to move on to something else.

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I wonder what the Apple haters will latch onto next. HP Slate with webOS perhaps?
Not so sure. Hewlett-Packard To Kill Windows 7 Tablet Project
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You're calling the Xbox failed?
No. You may have read it that way, but that's not what I meant.

"And a slew of failed hardware" is referring to other hardware that MS has tried to push and was not successful. The items above that line have actually been pretty good for MS.

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