Earlier this month the chairman of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer , dropped in a letter to shareholders that the company could make more own-brand hardware. responsible in document indicated that there would be times when we would manufacture “specific devices for specific purposes “but reassured partners saying he would work with them to offer a” wide range of PCs, tablets and smartphones. “
Now Ballmer suggests not only the matter, but confirmed. In an interview executive said that “it is right that we do more hardware, obviously. The first hardware that did was the Xbox and where we see significant opportunities to set new standards introduce us there.
How do these statements lay between manufacturers, and suspicious of the new direction of Microsoft after submission of Surface , the first tablet stamped Redmond?
Balllmer also spoke of this device, which will be released in the coming days. “There are other proposals, but Surface is the only device you will need. You will to play, to work, to take with you, for school, for your job, for fun, to watch movies, blogging, reading … All in one thing, “he defends.
For the manager to launch Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 is one of the two or three great moments that the company has had to date, comparing it in importance to the launch of Windows 95 PC. “It’s a new era for computers, mobile, cloud ….” he explains.