Apple's iPads are everywhere. But Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 tablets are creeping in to the business and enterprise market. For those who've used a Surface, there's almost no wiggle room for criticism.
Ed Bott worked on a desktop PC with full-sized keyboard, mouse and trackpad, and two large displays. In a matter of microseconds, this fully fledged PC-like device became a tablet when he lifted it out of its docking station. It became an entirely new being in its own right.
It's a powerful laptop PC, a Chromebook imitator, and a tablet for taking notes. For all intents and purposes, this is a love story between one man and his tablet — a tablet that is a PC replacement at the same time.
It's a story of work and play, wrapped into one, which has become more converged since the tablet market was carved out by the iPad back in 2010.
And who doesn't want to hear the story about how someone falls in love all over again?