An IDC analyst doesn't like what he's seeing so far from PC makers and their pricing for Windows 8 products.
Lenovo and Acer this week began disclosing pricing for tablets and convertibles that range between $499 (Acer) and $1,099 (Lenovo). Bob O'Donnell, program vice president of clients and displays at IDC, doesn't think this kind of traditional PC pricing bodes well for the sales of newfangled hybrid devices.
"The problem is these things are priced way too high. Look at the history of tablet products priced above the iPad. Not pretty," he said … Read more