Don’t pre-order Microsoft Surface
Theme of the article: No one has been seen using one yet…no one….spooky…talk about vaporware….
Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet is gorgeous. It’s innovative. It’s without exaggeration the most exciting new gadget to come along in years. And if you buy one today, you’re a fool.
If you’ve got $500 to spare (really $600, since you’ll want that fancy keyboard cover), you can preorder a Surface RT tablet today and have it land on your doorstep on October 26th. Don’t. Don’t even consider it. In fact, there are three very specific conditions that have to align to even consider preordering any gadget. Let’s review:
The product comes from a company with an infallible track record.
There’s a reasonable expectation that the product might sell out quickly.
Your life will be significantly worse if you go more than a week without the product.