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Microsoft Slate, 2010
Here's one of the devices that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer showcased in his CES 2010 keynote, a slate from HP.
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13, 2012
Windows 8 — with its touch-friendly interface designed with tablets in mind — has given the Windows tablet a huge boost, and manufacturers are trying out new form factors, such as this Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13.
Surface RT, 2012
The snappily titled Surface with Windows 8 RT (mostly known as the Surface RT) is Microsoft's most recent attempt to build its own tablet hardware. Running the slimmed down Windows 8 RT operating system, it's aimed at consumers, coming in at the same price as the iPad.
Because it runs on ARM chips, the Windows 8 RT operating system can't run normal desktop apps — only ones downloaded from the Microsoft Store. Reviews have varied, though it has won some admirers.