Expensive Surface Computers

When Microsoft announced its Surface multitouch computer, we knew it’d be a toy for well-funded, respectable news outlets long before Joe the Plumbers, since it was going to cost $10,000. Turns out, it actually costs more like $13,500. That’s with a 10% discount! Microsoft is expecting good ol’ economies to scale to kick in to help fulfill its dream of fancy coffee tables in every home, but uh, you might want to hang on to that iPhone or something if you want the multitouch feature any time soon.

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  1. […] Mike wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptWhen Microsoft announced its Surface multitouch computer, we knew it’d be a toy for well-funded, respectable news outlets long before Joe the Plumbers, since it was going to cost $10000. Turns out, it actually costs more like $13500. … […]

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