Part 2: Surface RT v/s iPad?

People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.
— Steve Jobs, 1997, Apple's WWDC
iPad with Retina display - Source: Apple.com

iPad with Retina display - Source: Apple.com

As follow up to my previous post on Microsoft's strategy on Surface RT, found this one on YouTube. Microsoft needs to realize that gone are the days of false marketing and half facts, consumers are becoming more tech savvy than ever and being straight honest is the only way to gain their approval. Another old school Microsoft's thought process is that 'specs mean everything'. Wrong! How the specs result in a favorable user experience only means everything. iPad still has not seen a worthy competitor from anywhere (not sure of these reports) in spite of being targeted as 'lacking features'. Sometimes a missing feature is much better than a clumsily implemented feature (Case in point: 'Full' MS Office on Surface RT). Saying 'NO' is not easy but is essential for success in the current technology market.