Microsoft Explores Launching Its Own Tablet Device

During the festive period, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer has plans to launch a Windows-based tablet OS, aiming to capture the holiday market.

According to Electronista, the HP Slate 500 is expected to be the primary device to showcase this new software.

Our reaction to this news? Well, think Zune.

Or rather, let’s just say: “No Comment.”


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