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On the Big Screen: Surface Beats Retina

Both Apple and Microsoft made big product announcements within a few days of each other this month — Apple at its June 11 WWDC with the new MacBook Pro with Retina display, and Microsoft at its June 18 launch for the Surface tablet. There was big OS news, too, with iOS 6 and Windows Phone 8 — and with so much buzz in the air, it was hard to tell who was winning.

But one start-up, Taykey, was busy keeping score. It uses “patented technology” to analyze trends and conversations across social sources to help its advertising customers improve their campaigns, but in this case, it was just as useful as a judge in the Apple/Microsoft race. Not being privy to the company’s trade secrets, I can’t comment on the accuracy of the following infographic, but it’s definitely interesting. Pretty, too:


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