Microsoft: We know where we're going with Windows 8 tablets

How Redmond aims to compete against iPad and Android

Windows 8 running on ARM-based tablets only looks like Windows Phone 7 on a bigger screen; in fact, Microsoft is going in completely the opposite direction from the rest of the industry.




Mary (Twitter, Google+, website) started her career at Future Publishing, saw the AOL meltdown first hand the first time around when she ran the AOL UK computing channel, and she's been a freelance tech writer for over a decade. She's used every version of Windows and Office released, and every smartphone too, but she's still looking for the perfect tablet. Yes, she really does have USB earrings.