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NFL quarterback refers to Surface tablet as 'iPad knockoff'

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler enjoys using the Surface Pro 2, but originally called it an iPad knockoff
By: Michael Hatamoto | Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Oct 16, 2014 8:30 pm

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler apparently isn't a big fan of the Microsoft Surface tablet, and would rather choose an Apple iPad. Cutler referred to the Surface Pro 2 as "knockoff iPads," and then quickly clarified by saying they work great, but he just didn't know what they were called.

 

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Unfortunately, the NFL and Microsoft have a brand partnership arrangement in which the Surface Pro 2 tablets are used on the sidelines and in the commentary booth - all for a reported $400 million. However, game announcers and players have gotten the name of the device wrong, and the headaches for the NFL must be continuing to pile up.

 

This is just another branding issue for the NFL, which has also warned players against wearing Beats headphones. Bose is the official audio sponsor of the league, so all non-Bose headphones are not supposed to be worn.

NEWS SOURCES:Pcmag.com, Tribthegame.files.wordpress.com

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