Ok, this posting is a little off the topic of security, but just wanted to comment on it.
First, we get THIS announcement by Blackberry CEO that tablets are doomed, they have no future. I guess since RIM/Blackberry failed with there take on a tablet, that makes them an expert on this.
Then we get THIS from Microsoft Chair Bill Gates that iPad users REALLY want is a MS Surface, cause you need a keyboard and office suite to do 'real' stuff. I guess since sales of MS Surface are super great, he's right.
Frankly, I think both are wrong.
There is no way of knowing the future of tablets. You can't predict these things. I'm still waiting for my jetpack I was promised for the 21st Century. And my flying car.
And Gates is off. Many people who use tables don't care about the lack of a keyboard or an office suite (which here means MS Office, forgetting that tablets can easily access suites like Google Apps, etc.). And if you need a keyboard with a tablet, that can be done via a bluetooth keyboard. Motorola Mobility offers one that can used with their tablet and I'm sure others. But most tablet users (myself included) would rather use a REAL PC with a REAL keyboard when they want to do work that requires extensive typing and such.
Now back to security.