Despite Microsoft's best efforts on Monday to demonstrate why Surface is different, it's a crowded market out there.
All of the first-tier players like Samsung, Amazon, Sony, Lenovo, Acer, Asus, and Motorola (not to mention a Google-branded device that is expected) have already saturated the Android tablet market.
And then there's the iPad, which is simply shorthand for tablet in a lot of consumers' minds and commands most of the market. And has a two-year head start, to boot.
So, it's a tall order for Microsoft and Windows 8.
That said, the rollout of the 10.… Read more