Microsoft is smart to make Surface, because it’s sending a message to both customers and partners that user experience matters.
—- Paul Thurrott, Windows expert www.winsupersite.com
By leveraging its own brand, design and limited, but growing, direct distribution, Surface shows that Windows is at home onat least as long as one uses Metro-style apps.
—Ross Rubin, Engadget Weekly Column Writer www.engadget.com
Of course, that was probably Microsoft's goal with this early announcement: to intrigue people and leave them wanting more.
—Rich Brown and Eric Franklin, Cnet Editors www.cnet.com