While first day sales for Microsoft's Surface RT tablet attracted a long line in Beijing back in October, demand for the device in China has been low, as shipments reached only 30,000 units during the fourth quarter, according to research firm IDC.
If you're looking to pick up Microsoft's Surface Pro with 128GB of storage, you might have luck at a Microsoft Store or Best Buy toward the end of the week.
Even just cracking open the device was a challenge for iFixit
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A survey of information technology workers reveals that in this bring-your-own-device atmosphere, on top of the wish list are the Microsoft tablet and Apple's iPhone.
Microsoft might finally have a hit on its hands, but it will need to step up its manufacturing to satisfy the would-be buyers left empty-handed upon the tablet's debut.
Microsoft's highly anticipated Surface Pro with Windows 8 will be on sale Saturday starting at $899 and will test the company's viability in the tablet market after the failure of the Surface RT.
Samsung, Acer, Asus and Lenovo are selling Windows 8 alternatives to Microsoft's upcoming Surface Pro tablet.
Microsoft hints a thicker Touch Cover or Type Cover for the Surface Pro could stash an extra battery, extending the life of the device beyond a measly five hours.