I bought one for $100 from Staples on black Friday and really like it as a media consumption device. It is very light at 2.1 pounds.
I did not experience the crashing problem. I installed this patch anyway without any problem.
It is this kind of in-depth analysis that sets you apart from other sites.
Finally there is a surface I can buy. Like Paul, I was puzzled and baffled by the 10.6 inch Surface Pro. So Microsoft finally gets it.
My wife's company (a large pharma) replaced their employee's XP laptop with a new laptop with Win 7 just two weeks ago.