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Microsoft came out with all guns blazing yesterday with the Surface tablet. Or did they?
The perceived success or failure of what was shown is obviously subjective, and comes down to whether or not you believe in what Microsoft is showing. Moreover, can Microsoft’s strategy with the Surface—and all Windows 8 tablets, for that matter—succeed in not just being a #2 to the iPad, but in being a true iPad rival?
It’ll come down to seven key battlegrounds.