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Microsoft Surface, NFL marketing flop. At a cost of only $400 million ...

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Jan 25, 2016 ... It cost Microsoft millions of dollars, but its Surface Pro tablet is the official scapegoat of the NFL's New England Patriots. It's unfair to lay the ...

Microsoft's Surface is officially a flop - BGR.com

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Jul 31, 2013 ... Microsoft positioned its Surface as a competitor to Apple's iPad and if that is ... of money on its Surface bet so far — yes, the Surface is officially a flop. ... that Microsoft sold about 1.7 million Surface tablets since the Surface RT ...

Why did the Microsoft Surface flop so badly? - Quora

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Surface RT never had much going for it. It was some neat hardware, but the OS, in spite of ... Repeat after me - Microsoft Office IS NOT a killer feature on a tablet! Though I must admit I like the way they handled side-by-side apps. Still, they have ...

Patriots coach Bill Belichick gives up on Microsoft Surface ...

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Oct 18, 2016 ... Bill Belichick and the Microsoft Surface Tablet ... using the NFL's official Microsoft Surface tablets, recently telling reporters on a conference ... Denver Broncos — but the real culprit turned out to be a Wi-Fi failure in the stadium.

If Apple iPad Pro is a failure, why did it beat Microsoft Surface in sales?

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Feb 1, 2016 ... Apple pit its iPad Pro tablet against Microsoft's real Surface Pro hybrid/tablet and .... Nah Appl official....http://www.digitaljournal.com/technol.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One

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Aug 23, 2013 ... Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's top 9 flops, from Tablet PC to Xbox One ... However, Google had already become an official dictionary word by ...

Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line ...

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Mar 27, 2015 ... Microsoft will resuscitate its Surface tablet with a new model powered by Windows 8.1, ditching the flop that was Windows RT for a lower-priced device, ... "The Windows RT experiment is officially a failed experiment.".

Microsoft Surface Tablet Deal with NFL Proves to be a $400 Million ...

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Oct 22, 2016 ... Microsoft has a solid deal in place with the NFL, worth $400 million and putting ... Microsoft Surface Tablet Deal with NFL Proves to be a $400 Million Failure ... While both the NFL and Microsoft stated officially that they stay ...

NFL Player Befuddled by Microsoft Surface Tablets | News ...

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Oct 16, 2014 ... The Chicago Bears' Jay Cutler called the Surface Pro tablets "knockoff iPads. ... Microsoft is also the league's official technology sponsor, which means ..... Windows 8 may have been a flop as Win ME was, but it doesn't mean ...

All signs point to the demise of Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet ...

www.computerworld.com/article/2875165/all-signs-point-to-the-demise-of-microsofts-surface-tablet.html

Jan 26, 2015 ... Microsoft is within a whisker of calling it quits on its failed ... about the Surface 2's future and whether sales had officially stopped. "There ... Baker had a different explanation for the Surface RT's and Surface 2's failure: Timing.

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Marketing Failure: Microsoft Pays NFL To Use Its Surface Tablets ...

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Sep 8, 2014 ... And Microsoft is promoting the Surface as "the official tablet of the NFL." And, in the end, all anyone remembers is that it's an "iPad-like tool.

Microsoft Surface's Route To Success From Failure - Forbes

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Feb 8, 2016 ... At least that's how many read the IDC report on tablet market sales released last week. Which is why the question of 'is the Microsoft Surface ...

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week - Forbes

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Mar 31, 2014 ... What Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said last week effectively killed the Microsoft Surface. ... But it's also both tablet and laptop and integrates tightly with other Microsoft applications (like ... For starters, the company has officially abandoned its “Windows First” policy. ... Microsoft's Biggest Hits And Flo...