For those that are in a state of flux over the changes, I'd encourage you to give it some time. Most of the developers who have been using it for a few months said that at the one to to one and...
While Microsoft gets some licks in here, does anyone seriously think that this is going to affect the buying decision?
Glad to see you reviewing this. I will follow your writeups with interest.
iPads are anything but useless. Try spending any time in a hospital (as one example) without seeing clinical staff using them. This ad is aimed at those who want more than what iPads offer.
One really (really!) sensitive Apple fan actually liked it (he also liked Pauls Azure post a lot (unlinked)):
"Microsoft is pitching Windows 8 tablets as the natural rival for the iPad;...