Surface tablet pricing will start at $499, Microsoft confirmed today. But is that low enough to entice reams of buyers?
Right off the bat, that price does have at least two things going for it. One, it comes with 32GB of storage not 16GB like the identically priced Apple iPad. Two, it comes with Microsoft Office -- for now that means Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview. (The final Office version "will be installed via Windows Update when available," according to Microsoft.)
However, that price doesn't include the slick 3mm-thick Touch Cover (the combination keyboard/… Read more