More hardware could be on the way from Microsoft

Shawn Knight

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If you were under the impression that Microsoft's experiment with developing in-house hardware (Surface) was a one-off thing, think again. During an interview with BBC News, Steve Ballmer said Microsoft would build more hardware whenever they see an important opportunity...

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I guess it's a good thing they're going into the tablet business then.
 

killeriii

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MicroSoft has produced many hardware devices in the past. The Zune and their two Xbox's are some of the more popular devices. The Surface was just the first time they entered the "PC" market. I think they will continue to make other hardware devices in the future, whether they be "PC" based or otherwise. It's what they do.
 

Tekkaraiden

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MicroSoft has produced many hardware devices in the past. The Zune and their two Xbox's are some of the more popular devices. The Surface was just the first time they entered the "PC" market. I think they will continue to make other hardware devices in the future, whether they be "PC" based or otherwise. It's what they do.
I don't quite see how they've entering the PC market for the first time, they've been making PC peripherals for quite a long time.
 

killeriii

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MicroSoft has produced many hardware devices in the past. The Zune and their two Xbox's are some of the more popular devices. The Surface was just the first time they entered the "PC" market. I think they will continue to make other hardware devices in the future, whether they be "PC" based or otherwise. It's what they do.
I don't quite see how they've entering the PC market for the first time, they've been making PC peripherals for quite a long time.
I was referring to PC's in particular.