http://hexus.net/tech/news/laptop/49029-lenovo-says-underestimated-popularity-windows-8-touch/

Apparently "Lenovo and the industry in general has "underestimated demand for touch computers". It seems to me like Microsoft knew this would happen and that is part of the implementation decision behind the Microsoft Surface"

Cool if true I guess.

More from CNET:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1001_3-57557355-92/lenovo-exec-we-didnt-realize-how-big-touch-would-be/