1. TheCudder's Avatar
    Came across this on another Windows site. Looks like 3 ex-Google senior engineers have decided to "borrow" the design of Surface, and then install a cuztomized version of Android that looks like....Windows 8!?

    The hardware, UltraTablet: Ultra Tablet

    1) 2-angle kickstand, made from "aluminum alloy".
    2) Magnetized "click-in" style keyboard cover -- did MSFT license this? The design is identical.
    3) Same screen aspect ratio as Surface 1 & 2.
    4) Extremely similar design.




    The software, RemixOS: Remix OS

    1) Mail app is identical to the Windows mail app, even the blue color scheme.
    2) Settins app has the same layout & colors.
    3) I see "tile" icons
    4) A "Desktop" & "Taskbar", complete with the ability to "pin".

    Last edited by TheCudder; 01-09-2015 at 11:16 AM.
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    01-09-2015 10:59 AM
  2. worldspy99's Avatar
    A cross between Surface hardware, MSFT software and Lollipop....hey at least this confirms what MSFT has been saying. If you want a productivity tablet you need to be able to use peripherals....also imitation is the best form of flattery...
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    01-09-2015 11:08 AM
  3. to_be_announced's Avatar
    Now that Android has done it, watch people come out of the woodwork and gush about how awesome this interface is. I'll just LOL.
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    01-09-2015 01:20 PM
  4. FearL0rd's Avatar
    I don't see they selling it in a country that takes copyright seriously
    01-09-2015 03:50 PM
  5. Jas00555's Avatar
    I remember a report on Windows Central about how Microsoft won multiple patents for the click in keyboard technology and the design of the type cover, so there's no chance in hell this thing is going to be sold in the US.
    01-09-2015 04:07 PM
  6. wuiyang's Avatar
    40 to 80 degrees? such a failure, Surface Pro 3 could do 150 degrees open.
    such stupid ex-google team, i hope Microsoft could sue the hell out of them. Make this news BIG, publish this news worldwide, tell the world google copied Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, it is a free advertising!
    01-10-2015 08:18 AM
  7. Malaya Mohanty's Avatar
    where can we get the custom ROM or ISO files for set up of Remix OS????
    01-10-2015 08:46 AM
  8. ajst222's Avatar
    Yeah I remember seeing this and was thinking to myself "Is this thing real??". It's just about an EXACT copy of the Surface 2 from the OS to the hardware. I've often wondered if people who make things like this really think that they will be able to bring it to market without being sued.
    01-10-2015 11:01 AM
  9. Jas00555's Avatar
    40 to 80 degrees? such a failure, Surface Pro 3 could do 150 degrees open.
    such stupid ex-google team, i hope Microsoft could sue the hell out of them. Make this news BIG, publish this news worldwide, tell the world google copied Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, it is a free advertising!
    Um.... Surface Pro 2 had a very similar limitation. Is Microsoft stupid?

    Plus, your argument to publicize this is rather silly. What about the countries that would allow this thing to go on sale because they don't respect copyright? I mean, you're right, it would be free advertising... For the ultratablet
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    01-10-2015 12:33 PM
  10. wuiyang's Avatar
    Um.... Surface Pro 2 had a very similar limitation. Is Microsoft stupid?

    Plus, your argument to publicize this is rather silly. What about the countries that would allow this thing to go on sale because they don't respect copyright? I mean, you're right, it would be free advertising... For the ultratablet
    opps, forgot about the old Surface, and in China, i think everyone would be like "meh".
    01-11-2015 12:53 AM
  11. LockOnTech's Avatar
    Yeah I remember seeing this and was thinking to myself "Is this thing real??". It's just about an EXACT copy of the Surface 2 from the OS to the hardware. I've often wondered if people who make things like this really think that they will be able to bring it to market without being sued.
    opps, forgot about the old Surface, and in China, i think everyone would be like "meh".
    This article makes it seem comparable to the chinese copy variant to the BMW X5 and how BMW tried to sue the chinese copy version, only to have BMW lost because it does NOT look like the BMW X5. So I am also oh so curious as to how this is going to work out in the real world.
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    01-11-2015 01:34 AM
  12. FearL0rd's Avatar
    Google plant those guys to **** Microsoft. They will do everything to hurt Microsoft.
    01-12-2015 08:47 AM
  13. Jazmac's Avatar
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    The Google Team!
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    01-12-2015 08:55 AM

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