The full Windows 8 version will be available three months later in 64- and 128-GB versions... users will be able to use work-oriented tools like Microsoft Word and Excel programs, not just be used for watching movies and surfing the Web... "The Surface is a PC, the Surface is a tablet and the Surface is something new that we think people will really love," Mr. Ballmer said in wrapping up the event
Looks like Windows 8 based tablets could give the iPad some real competition.
Microsoft didn't say whether the device would connect to cellular data networks or would be Wi-Fi only.
That's pretty important. If it's wi-fi only, I think this thing is DOA.