To combat this insurgence, Microsoft and its partners will put further pressure on Chromebooks this holiday season. Just in time for the holiday shopping rush, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner said that Hewlett-Packard will release a $199 “Stream” notebook that will offer the best of both worlds: 1) the low pricing of Chromebooks and 2) the vast software ecosystem of that only Windows can provide. In fact, Microsoft provided the following slide deck to point out its competitive advantages over Chromebooks.
Microsoft to target Chromebooks with $199 Windows 8.1 laptops
Posted on Tuesday, Jul 15 2014 @ 15:49 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck