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The new Microsoft Surface tablet on display following a press conference at Pier 57 to officially launch Windows 8 and the tablet in New York on October 25, 2012. Microsoft took a big step into mobile Thursday, unveiling a revamped version of its flagship Windows system and a offering a closer look at Surface, its entry into the hot tablet market. The new Windows 8 operating system and tablet to go on sale Friday mark a new offensive for the US tech giant seeking to keep pace with Apple and Google amid a dramatic shift away from PCs to mobile devices. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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The new Microsoft Surface tablet on display following a press conference at Pier 57 to officially launch Windows 8 and the tablet in New York on October 25, 2012. Microsoft took a big step into mobile Thursday, unveiling a revamped version of its flagship Windows system and a offering a closer look at Surface, its entry into the hot tablet market. The new Windows 8 operating system and tablet to go on sale Friday mark a new offensive for the US tech giant seeking to keep pace with Apple and Google amid a dramatic shift away from PCs to mobile devices. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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October 25, 2012
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The new Microsoft Surface tablet on display following a press... News Photo 154748447Digital Tablet,Display,Finance,Following,Horizontal,Launch Event,Microsoft Surface,New York City,Pier,Press Conference,USA,Windows 8Photographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe new Microsoft Surface tablet on display following a press conference at Pier 57 to officially launch Windows 8 and the tablet in New York on October 25, 2012. Microsoft took a big step into mobile Thursday, unveiling a revamped version of its flagship Windows system and a offering a closer look at Surface, its entry into the hot tablet market. The new Windows 8 operating system and tablet to go on sale Friday mark a new offensive for the US tech giant seeking to keep pace with Apple and Google amid a dramatic shift away from PCs to mobile devices. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)