THE APPLE IPAD NOW DOES HAVE A MAJOR CONTENDER TO THE CROWN OF BEST TABLET AND IT'S MICROSOFT SURFACE, WERE YOU AWARE OF THE NEW CONTENDER?
Microsoft's forthcoming Surface tablet is the iPad rival that businesses have been waiting for, according to CIOs around the world polled by ZDNet and TechRepublic.
The CIO Jury groups from Asia, Australia and the UK and US all voted 'yes' to the question: "Will Microsoft’s Surface tablet provide a real alternative to the iPad?"Can Microsoft's Surface tablet compete with the iPad? Image credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET NewsThe CIO Jury is ZDNet and TechRepublic's quick response panel of tech leaders around the globe. The first 12 CIOs from the pool to respond to a yes or no question become the 'jury' for that question.
All three groups voted yes, albeit by different margins, reflecting the Surface tablet could be a genuine challenger to the iPad, Apple's hugely successful tablet that has not faced much serious competition until now.
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