Can Microsoft Make the Surface More Competitive?

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) has a lot of work ahead of it to get its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets in a position to truly do battle with heavyweights like Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad or Amazon’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Kindle Fire. Though the road has been rocky, Microsoft may now have a maneuver in mind that could help it engage more of the market.

On January 8, an error came out of a set of updates that Microsoft released, and it has been giving Windows RT users trouble updating their devices. This kind of error is to be expected now and then as technology advances at such a rapid pace, but it can be life-threatening for a product that is still a fledgling in terms of popularity.

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Considering the price of Microsoft’s Surface tablets, a customer might expect to run into a little less trouble so early on. Fortunately, Microsoft plans to have a fix ready for the error early next month. The company is also looking to expand the Surface line to reach more customers and compete on more levels…

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