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Acer big cheese: Microsoft Surface sales will be 'superficial'

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Wait for the backlash

I wonder how customers will feel when they discover their $600 Windows tablet doesn't even run Windows software. I see more appeal in the more expensive actual Windows 8 version but then again for that price (which almost certainly does not include the keyboard), the question is why not just buy an ultrabook.


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