The interior of a Microsoft retail store is seen in San Diego. Credit: Reuters/Mike Blake
Software giant Microsoft is planning to unveil a tablet to rival Apple’s iPad, according to a report.
Microsoft is planning to conduct a ‘super-secret’ event in Los Angeles on Monday.
According to The Los Angels Times, the firm gave no hints about what it was planning to announce at the event, but a source has told entertainment blog The Wrap that Microsoft plans to unveil a tablet.
“The company plans to introduce a Microsoft-branded-and-manufactured tablet at the event, marking a foray into a new hardware category that would put the company in direct competition" with Apple,” the blog said.
According to the Wrap, the Microsoft tablet will run on Windows RT, a version of Windows 8.