What Would Microsoft Have Called the iPad?

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August 9, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!

Microsoft recently had to change the name of the user interface for Windows 8, which used to be called simply “Metro.” Now it’s the incredibly bland and near-meaningless “Windows 8-style UI.” Oy.

It’s not the first naming problem Microsoft has had surrounding Windows 8. When it came time to give out names to the different versions of the OS, the company opted for the almost comically uninteresting “Windows RT” for the tablet version.

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Microsoft’s lame-name problem got us wondering: What would it have named products if the Microsoft were Apple? Would it have brought its clinical style of naming to devices like the iPad? Sure, wh…
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posted by Mashable from http://mashable.com/2012/08/09/microsoft-ipad-name/


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