Short Bytes: At its Windows 10 device launch event, Microsoft launched a whole new line-up of devices that made a great impact on the audience. The company also took a chance to call out Apple from the main stage.
Apart from the above-mentioned surprises, Microsoft also launched its Surface 4 Pro hybrid PC and the new Surface Pen.
Calling out the Apple Pencil, Microsoft’s Panos Panay said, “It’s kind of funny, there’s a Pencil out there without an eraser.” The audience chuckled as Microsoft took an opportunity to make a joke.
Along the similar lines, Microsoft’s head of Windows and devices Terry Myerson tweeted the following just before the new event.
— Terry Myerson (@tmyerson) October 6, 2015
If you don’t remember, in Apple 2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook commented on the newly released Surface hybrid-PC, “You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not gonna be pleasing to the user.” Seems like Terry Myerson had his sweet revenge.
With the launch of devices that are a great competition to the Apple’s line-up, it looks like Microsoft had a pretty great day.
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