5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week


Reviews for Microsoft's new Surface Pro with Windows 8 Professional began to emerge this week ahead of the new tablet's Saturday launch date, and the feedback hasn't been kind. Reviewers complained the Surface Pro is too thick and heavy compared to the original Windows RT-based Surface, and the device also runs extremely hot and loud (thanks to its high-powered Intel Core i5 processor) and has a short battery life. While the Surface Pro has a strong display and can run traditional Windows apps well, the device seems more like an ultrathin notebook than a touch-screen tablet.