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Sure, but Desktop PC and TV screen aren't even there yet.
 You forgiving the Casio DATABank debuted in 1983 and still around,http://www.casio.com/products/Watches/databank/
     Oh please, you don't add anything intelligent to the discussion, go troll away.
 Metro apps are mostly HTML + Javascript, .NET for Metro is a long run behind from being equal to .NET Framework 4.5.       .NET for Metro style apps Windows Phone 7.1 .NET Framework 4.5 Namespace 72 95 447 Type 1,246 1,788 14,936 Member 15,674 20,291 217,166 Table: API surface counts, by .NET Profile
 Agree, no one is forcing us to use the mandatory Surface keyboard but pointing Metro apps as replacement is laughable.  Most Metro apps are half brew and can't even compete with android or iOS apps equivalent, even Microsoft hasn't port their own offices suite on Metro and are forcing the touch-agnostic Desktop UI on Surface RT only to run one apps: Office.  Metro is a mess on many levels, right now Metro is only an empty shell without any contents and since there is no...
  I completely agree, and I even go further with comparing the Surface with any other tablet PC attempt before.  They all failed because the tablet loses any advantages over the laptop if all your software keeps depending on a keyboard and a mouse. Making a mandatory keyboard accessory it gives wrong direction to developers who generally doesn't bother much about tweaking their apps for a specific platform and still consider the tablet has a laptop. 
  Here is a compilation of Ballmer's "goof"   http://news.yahoo.com/steve-ballmer-gif-retirement-party-153638957.html
You mean this one?   32359673-1459-47fd-ac2d-db0f62227623_Ballmer.gif
  My 2 cents
  I mostly agree with you, but sadly "passion" never was within Microsoft DNA. I think SJ got the best overview of M$  
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