19 June 2012 11:15 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Microsoft’s earlier ploy, known as The Microsoft Big Announcement Speculation Game, finally came to a conclusion after this afternoon’s mammoth sized announcement.

At a Los Angeles event, the company announced a new tablet called the Microsoft Surface. The tablet will run off of Windows 8 and the company is calling it “companion hardware innovation” for the operating system itself.

The innovative tablet is really a remarkable step into the future of hand-held devices. With its built-in kick stand and ingenious cover that doubles as a touch-typing keyboard, the tablet is sure to put Microsoft ahead of its competitors. Who knows, maybe they’ll give Apple a run for their money?

Personally, I think that this is genius venture Microsoft has dived into. You can’t go wrong with a tablet doubling as a laptop. I can already promise you that my iPad is going to get the boot as »

- Andrew Fliegel

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