Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, gave a presentation at the Consumer Electronics where he demonstrated a slate PC. This Slate PC is an interpretation of a modern day tablet.
Microsoft and its PC hardware partners, added together a bunch of Windows 7 tablet prototypes to show off at CES before Apple could unveil its tablet.
Apple is working hard to make the living room its next big thing and that has the competition nervous enough to start cranking Smart TV concepts before Apple can launch its own.
CES 2013 starts in a few weeks, and the conference’s big theme is already emerging. Everyone will be talking about Smart TVs, or web-connected sets with streaming video and apps built in.