Microsoft hasn’t been able to offer a viable competitor to Apple’s iPad, even after a year of it’s release. Initially it was thought to be consumer-only device focused for a general consumer. But, when Apple claimed that 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies are piloting or deploying iPads, Microsoft should have felt the heat.
Last year Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, said that iPad was a PC. Now, when it is "still not ready" to release a product to compete with an iPad, it is pointing at the iPad shortcomings. Well, it’s product isn’t ready yet – so all MS has now is iPad to talk about. Then, why not pull it’s leg?
Well, an iPad in hand is much better than a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation misses the most striking feature iPad offers – the App Store. More slides in zdnet.