As part of the countdown for Windows 8 and the Surface RT tablet, here are some more articles courtesy of ZDNet submitted for your consideration:

  • Five Baffling Things About The Surface RT – Target market, licensing and  pricing are among the things that David Gewirtz finds quite puzzling about the Surface RT. Is he right? Read the full article on ZDNet.
  • Is Windows 8 the new XT? – Ed Bott seems to think so. The howls of righteous indignation over the new user interface have all been heard before . . . about the venerable Windows XT’s interface. To prove his point, Ed takes us down memory lane to the way we were a decade ago. If you substitute Windows 8 for Windows XT, then it’s deja vu all over again. Read the full story on ZDNet.
  • An OS For All Devices – Ken Hess believes that Oct. 26th will be a milestone in the history of computing. Microsoft is releasing an OS that will run on Desktops, Laptops, Netbooks, Tablets and other mobile devices. This is one trick that Apple doesn’t know. Read all about it on ZDNet.
  • Windows 8 vs Windows RT –  Mary Branscome opines that consumers are still uncertain of the differences between Windows 8 & Windows RT. Which OS will do what and where? Read what she has to say on ZDNet.

That’s it for this morning. Have a good one!

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