Believe it or not, that's actually several thousand cheaper than the first iteration of the Surface. This second version is 4-inches thick, and uses Gorilla Glass so it can withstand all manner of finger-smears and prods. On sale later this year, Microsoft's already sold some to Red Bull, Royal Bank of Canada, Fuji Film, Dassault Aviation and Sheraton Hotels and Resorts. [ZDNet]
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On generation 2 of this, but they canned something as potentially sweet as the Courier? Yeah, I still hold a grudge.