One is vaporware. The other a rumor.
FORTUNE -- Early voting in Brian S Hall's impudent poll, posted Sunday on his Smartphone Wars blog, gave only slightly more credence to Microsoft's (MSFT) tablet computer, unveiled with great fanfare last week, than to Apple's (AAPL) television set, about which the company has said absolutely nothing.
Will the balance shift as more votes come in? Let's find out. Click here to register your opinion.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 25, 2012 8:10 AM ET
One minute and 18 seconds of awkwardness draws millions of viewers on YouTube
FORTUNE: The low point of Microsoft's (MSFT) Surface unveiling Monday came when a prototype tablet crashed in the middle of the keynote. It was bad enough when Steven Sinofsky's embarrassment was couched in nearly 50 minutes of films, presentations and demos that worked. But isolated into a 1:18 YouTube video, it's gone viral -- to the delight of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 22, 2012 7:41 AM ET
There is no longer enough profit, writes John Gruber, in selling software alone
FORTUNE -- Having apparently concluded that Microsoft's (MSFT) new tablet computer initiative -- dubbed Surface -- is not in fact a "hoax," Daring Fireball's John Gruber took a hard look Wednesday at the company's decision to turn against its manufacturing partners and build its own hardware.
The heart of Gruber's analysis is some math posted earlier in the day by MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 21, 2012 9:39 AM ET
The Surface is greeted with guffaws and catcalls from a camp that ought to know better
FORTUNE -- "I can sort of understand announcing without a ship date. But I can't understand announcing without prices," Daring Fireball's John Gruber wrote to his 205,000 followers on Twitter. "No battery life specs for either the ARM or Intel versions? Starting to think this is a hoax."
Gruber was reacting to Microsoft's (MSFT) big reveal Monday: The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 19, 2012 8:11 PM ET
|McDonald's gives Charles Ramsey free food for a year|
|Want to invest in Samsung? Good luck!|
|Japan stocks close up after big plunge|
|Stocks: Calm returns as holiday beckons|
|Bitcoin more powerful than fastest supercomputers|