What Can "Surface" Do for You?

In this article, Yahoo's Ben Patterson, shares his view on the practicality of Microsoft's new gadget:

"Don't get me wrong-I think the technology behind Surface is pretty cool, and I have no doubt that one fine day, we'll have flat screens that you can touch and manipulate just like in "Minority Report." But cool though it is, Surface seems too clunky and expensive to be practical, at least in its current incarnation. Although, come to think of it, I have heard of a new, compact (but still pricey) touch-sensitive device that lets you resize pictures, flip through your music, and do other amazing things with your fingertips-oh right, the Apple iPhone. Hmm..."

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