Microsoft Surface Event: 10 Things to Expect From Tablet Debut
NEWS ANALYSIS: Microsoft will hold a special press event later this week that will showcase its new Surface tablet. A lot is known about the Surface already. But Microsoft will likely have a lot to say about how it can make the tablet a success.Microsoft will hold a special press event on Oct. 25 that will center on the company’s Surface tablet. The date was chosen carefully. Microsoft will launch Windows 8 on Oct. 26. The Surface event will undoubtedly cover some of the features Microsoft has already unveiled in previous events discussing the tablet. The company will also likely want to focus much of its time on Windows 8. However, in recent months, Microsoft has become more Apple-like in its announcements and events. The company likes to keep things secret, and at least so far, no major leaks have sprung related to its Surface event. Believe it or not, Microsoft, a company that once leaked information and rumors like a sieve, has been able to keep quiet exactly what it has planned for the Oct. 25 event. But just the same there is plenty of speculation about what Microsoft will and will not discuss. With the introduction looming in a few days it’s a good time to consider what Microsoft might discuss at its event. From the importance of tablets to reassuring investors, the event should provide a diverse mix of ideas and promises.
1. Tablet importance