Microsoft, in an attempt to draw some attention away from the rise of Android tablets and towards its new tablet-centric operating system, Windows 8, has launched a new “Windows vs. iPad” website. Yes, that is actually the name of the webpage, Windows vs. iPad. So not only does Microsoft feel the need to start a website talking about how Windows 8 compares to other tablets, it feels the need to compare it solely to the iPad. On this site, you can compare the iPad to the ASUS VivoTab Smart, Dell XPS 10, HP ENVY x2, or Microsoft’s own Surface RT. It goes through the list of usual spec differences: thickness, battery life, weight, screen size, etc.
Of course, the iPad does actually beat many of the tablets in a few of the different categories, but then there are the ones like ‘Which supports Office?’ and of course, that isn’t available on iPad. Personally, this seems like a very sad attempt at Microsoft’s answer to the old Mac vs. PC commercial advertisements. At least those had humor, this is just a boring ol’ website that not many people will ever find. Oh well, to each their own. You can see the site here: Windows vs. iPad.
What do you think? Would you have ever found this? Think Microsoft needs to focus in other areas? Let us know in the comments, or tweet me @TiP_Kyle.