Surface and TV
I wonder who paid for the product placement for the tricorder on Star Trek? These things are all props. They help tell a story, and Surface is the latest cutting edge cool looking techno prop. Something most folks haven't yet seen. Helps the teens watching the show want to buy one of them. Most computers screens shown on high tech shows are CGI based anyway. Just read a story about the production of ARGO, and most of the scenes in it are amazingly enough, CGI, which fooled me. Spending time on a high budget production set like NCIS you'll find most things don't work. Just for show. Two years ago they used iPads. Now Surface. Good for MSFT for getting it in there.
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