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Microsoft unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple's iPad _ that it is better for consuming content than creating it.
Taking aim at perceived flaws in Apple's iPad, Microsoft unveiled Surface, a tablet computer that comes with a detachable rubberized keyboard that also acts like a book cover.
Apple certainly has lots of buzz and corporate cache behind its products, but there's a hidden _ almost mundane _ reason its newest iPad is likely to dominate the competition: the advantageous deals the company cuts with components manufacturers.
The response by computer makers to the iPad stealing sales from them: Make their PCs more like iPads.