Microsoft Surface range will arrive in the UK at end Oct

Wednesday 24 October 2012 | 10:12 CET | News
The Microsoft Surface range will launch in the UK before the end of October after all, Microsoft said. Reports surfaced that the devices would not be available to buyers until 2 November after being held up at customs, the Daisy Group reported. The first Surface tablets will use the Windows RT operating system, a modified version of Windows 8 that is able to take advantage of ARM processors. Full Windows 8 versions of the Surface range, with the same Intel processors found inside business laptops, are expected in the new year. It is estimated that 350 million tablets will be in use in the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Intel / Microsoft
Countries: United Kingdom
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