Apple's next iPad will likely resemble the iPad mini, and lose some weight and possible some girth thanks to the same touch-panel tech that the mini uses. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple's next iPad, which is currently in production with Apple's supply partners, will use a film-based touch panel to save on thickness and weight.
Microsoft is in a tough spot. Windows RT is all but dead in the water. But Microsoft has approximately a zillion and a half Surface RT tablets collecting dust in warehouses. And so Ballmer and company continued its ignorant fight against Apple and the far more successful iPad with another TV spot that pits the two against each other. Spoiler: The Surface RT is declared the winner.