Notice the MacBook Pro sitting on Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon’s desk? That’s product placement. Microsoft has been trying the same kind of promotion with the poor-selling Surface Pro tablet-notebook hybrid. Brad Reed:
During the coverage of last night’s midterm elections, CNN pundits all had Surface tablets lined up on the table that were supposedly being used to keep track of all the important races. However, GeekWire noticed that many of these pundits were secretly swiping away at iPads even as the shiny Surface tablets were right in front of them to use, attachable keyboards and all.