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Title Changed ( Microsoft Surface Revealed )

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Title Changed ( Microsoft Surface Revealed )

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Well, this is intriguing.
Mashable just got an exclusive invite to a major Microsoft “Media Event” for June 18 in Los Angeles.
Nothing else — and we mean nothing — is known about the 3:30 p.m. event (more details, including the venue, should arrive by early Monday morning), but all indications are that this is not your typical Microsoft product unveiling. In fact, Microsoft is making it 100% clear that this is big:
   This will be a major Microsoft announcement — you will not want to miss it.

http://mashable.com/2012/06/14/microsoft-media-event-june-18/
So what could It be?
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

The rumours suggest they might be announcing the launch of their own tablet computer to try and rival the iPad.
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

Running ICS?
Interesting though.
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

Nope, it would be running Windows 8 RT (for Arm processors), when it comes to touch screen interfaces, Windows 8 is amazingly good so I can imagine a tablet would be pretty sweet though I'm not sure MS will do that, it'd annoy the OEM's to have to go into competition with Microsoft, especially Nokia who have put all their eggs into the Windows basket.
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

My guess would be the next generation of Xbox  -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Trap_The_Drum_Wonder/Xbox_720
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

Could it possibly be a new button to join the CTRL ALT DEL combination? - EG... CTRL ALT DEL ESC ?  Cheesy
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

720, not so sure, could be but E3 was last week which would have been the best place to introduce the 720 (beating Sony to the punch).
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

23.30 tonight. Live Blog Here
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

Windows Phone 8 is my bet.  It's (apparently) due out on the 20th but there hasn't been much fan-fare, so I'm betting 25p on Wp8.
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

Well, it`s nearly Tuesday.... so perhaps that is what Microsoft are unveiling.... a new day ! ! ! !  Cheesy
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

http://money.cnn.com/2012/06/18/technology/microsoft-tablet/
if it is a tablet, there's a surprise
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23.30 tonight. Live Blog Here

Is that BST or EST (or even GMT) ?
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

London time so should be BST, which means it's late.
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

It wouldn't surprise me if Microsoft got their clocks wrong  Grin Grin Grin
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Re: Microsoft Set to Unveil Something ‘Major’ on Monday

A live chat here, MS are running a bit behind for some reason, unusual for MS.