Walk around the PC section of a Best Buy right now, and it won’t look drastically different than it did before the launch of Windows 8. That may change over the next six to nine months.
Windows 8 tablets
After years in pursuit of the same old goals — thinner, lighter, faster, cheaper — Windows 8 has provided a novel challenge: Create laptops that can transform into tablets, or vice versa.
When Windows 8 launches on Oct. 26, expect to see lots of hybrid PCs that combine a tablet and a laptop into a single, convertible device.
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Microsoft’s mystery event turned out to be the announcement for Microsoft Surface, a pair of Windows 8 tablets made by the company and scheduled to launch later this year.
Microsoft is recycling the Surface name–previously …