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Microsoft’s Surface Tablets ‘Officially a Flop’

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Lots more bad news for Microsoft and their Surface tablets this week. Microsoft’s most recent financial results filing (for their fiscal year that ended June 30 of this year) show a total of $853 m…

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

Yikes! Well, I had my doubts about this machine when it first came out, right up until today. I really couldn’t see it as a laptop replacement, and I couldn’t exactly see it as a competitor to any Android or iOS devices either. But I’ll tell you this–if they start becoming dirt cheap, I’d buy one just to have it! LOL I think Microsoft has to rethink this whole thing. Perhaps being in the tablet business isn’t their thing. Perhaps making software that powers the power devices like desktops, all-in-ones, and laptops should be their concentration, and they should kick butt at it. Time will tell. 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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