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  # 942592 29-Nov-2013 07:14
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  # 942635 29-Nov-2013 08:48
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Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


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  # 942636 29-Nov-2013 08:50
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marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab

 

 

 

Was just going to post this...

 

 

 

I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 

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  # 942646 29-Nov-2013 09:07
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macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


Lol, I was heading here for the same reason.  Hence the usefulness of a thread like this!

So, what's the vibe, is this thing any good?
Wow, it's a 10" display, that's sounds seriassly good.  That price puts it up against little pokey 7" Android devices for example.

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  # 942649 29-Nov-2013 09:10
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Jaxson:
macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


Lol, I was heading here for the same reason.  Hence the usefulness of a thread like this!

So, what's the vibe, is this thing any good?
Wow, it's a 10" display, that's sounds seriassly good.  That price puts it up against little pokey 7" Android devices for example.

 

 

 

I think at $280 you'd be certainly happy with it, cheap as chips.  More good apps are coming to the Windows 8 store every day, and it comes with full office for free I'm pretty sure

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  # 942650 29-Nov-2013 09:10
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Jaxson:
macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


Lol, I was heading here for the same reason.  Hence the usefulness of a thread like this!

So, what's the vibe, is this thing any good?
Wow, it's a 10" display, that's sounds seriassly good.  That price puts it up against little pokey 7" Android devices for example.


Very tempted to replace my iPad1 which is soley used for surfing internet

 
 
 
 


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  # 942652 29-Nov-2013 09:12
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macuser:
Jaxson:
macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


Lol, I was heading here for the same reason.  Hence the usefulness of a thread like this!

So, what's the vibe, is this thing any good?
Wow, it's a 10" display, that's sounds seriassly good.  That price puts it up against little pokey 7" Android devices for example.
  I think at $280 you'd be certainly happy with it, cheap as chips.  More good apps are coming to the Windows 8 store every day, and it comes with full office for free I'm pretty sure


Could somebody confirm this? does the upgrade to Windows 8.1 include outlook? or is that on surface 2 only?

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  # 942660 29-Nov-2013 09:13
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benmurphy66:
macuser:
Jaxson:
macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


Lol, I was heading here for the same reason.  Hence the usefulness of a thread like this!

So, what's the vibe, is this thing any good?
Wow, it's a 10" display, that's sounds seriassly good.  That price puts it up against little pokey 7" Android devices for example.
  I think at $280 you'd be certainly happy with it, cheap as chips.  More good apps are coming to the Windows 8 store every day, and it comes with full office for free I'm pretty sure


Could somebody confirm this? does the upgrade to Windows 8.1 include outlook? or is that on surface 2 only?

 

 

 

http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-nz/support/office-apps/microsoft-office-home-and-student-2013-rt

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  # 942673 29-Nov-2013 09:33
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For $280 it's a steal. It's a GREAT tablet and certainly the only one that could be used to do any actual work in my opinion.

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  # 942753 29-Nov-2013 10:35
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macuser:
benmurphy66: Could somebody confirm this? does the upgrade to Windows 8.1 include outlook? or is that on surface 2 only?
  http://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-nz/support/office-apps/microsoft-office-home-and-student-2013-rt

Does this mean you get Office 2013 for free when you upgrade from RT to 8.1? Does the upgrade cost?

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  # 942765 29-Nov-2013 10:44
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No, you get Office 2013 for free out of the box. The free 8.1 update adds Outlook 2013 into the mix as well... the licence with Windows 8 RT clearly states it's for non commercial use, though, but when I hunted around for what was the case under 8.1, I couldn't find the same emphasis however.

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  # 942768 29-Nov-2013 10:48
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fastmikey: No, you get Office 2013 for free out of the box. The free 8.1 update adds Outlook 2013 into the mix as well... the licence with Windows 8 RT clearly states it's for non commercial use, though, but when I hunted around for what was the case under 8.1, I couldn't find the same emphasis however.


stop typing!!! that software is for students!!! what are you doing small business owner!!! ...said no one ever

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  # 942784 29-Nov-2013 10:52
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kiwitrc: Or any Windows RT? http://www.xda-developers.com/windows_phone/microsoft-doesnt-want-three-windows-os-versions/


Windows on ARM (Windows RT) and Surface are not going away

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  # 942800 29-Nov-2013 11:01
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macuser:
marlinz:
Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Tablet $279


http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/windows-8-tablets/microsoft-7xr-00006-surface-32gb-tablet/prod122555.html#features-tab
  Was just going to post this...   I'm really conflicted as to if it's a good deal or not - I mean it's a great deal, but does anyone want a last gen RT tablet? 


putting Windows 8.1 RT on this thing gives it a new lease of life

faster, Outlook, all the Windows 8.1 features, more disk space etc

Its a great deal

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