It’s official: Microsoft Surface headed to non-Microsoft stores
As rumored last week, Microsoft is expanding distribution of its Surface tablets beyond Microsoft’s own brick-and-mortar and online stores, starting as of mid-December.
The company also is making some of its holiday popups permanent stores, according to a December 11 announcement.
The U.S. and Australia will be first to get more retail stores carrying the Surface RT. “Additional availability will be added in a number of countries in the coming months,” according to a Microsoft press release.
Microsoft officials are claiming the expanded retail presence was planned after the first of 2013,…