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Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Companies, Gadgets |

Ballmer: Surface is a “reference design”

does not want to hurt his former business partners, manufacturers of PCs So Steve said that the is a “reference design” for manufacturers to show what can be done. The idea is not to compete, but inspirational.

“Surface is just one design point. Have a distinctive place in the broad ecosystem of Windows. And the importance of the thousands of partners we have, who design and produce computers with will not diminish. We have a common goal with our manufacturing partners to bring a variety of solutions, Windows PCs, phones, tablets, servers on the market. And we seek to have an impressive range of devices. Thus, every consumer, every company can say, ‘I have the perfect PC for me,’ “Ballmer said during the conference of partners took place in Canada.

Some manufacturers do not have welcomed the Surface in the first instance – for example in Acer predicted its failure – so that the company has had to go out and try to maintain a good relationship with those who have Windows PCs for years.

Link: Ballmer: “Surface design is just a point” (All Things D)

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