I just pray that Microsoft doesn't cave to pressure from partners to punt on Surface.
The first public plea came this week from Acer, which, in effect, begged Microsoft to drop Surface.
If that happens, Microsoft will lose the consumer to Apple for good. Probably sooner rather than later.
And if Acer is that worried about Surface, then it should out-design Microsoft or look elsewhere. Right now I don't see anything from Acer that would make me chuck my MacBook and iPad.