Talk about sweet irony. Oprah Winfrey, the most famous talk show host in the world already expressed how much she loves the Microsoft Surface tablet when she included the device on her ‘Favorite Things’ gift list for 2012. Showing her love to the Twitter population, Oprah then posted a message saying how much she...

What sells hardware? Good design? Good software? Marketing? Honestly, all of this is equally important. With the Microsoft Surface, Windows 8, and Windows Phone 8— Microsoft seems to be heading in the right direction with software and hardware design in general. This isn’t that surprising to me. What IS surprising is...