Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 is famous for its excellent Surface Pen stylus, which makes interacting with small objects on a touchscreen a breeze. But it turns out that Apple has already beaten it on the first try. A new test shows iPad Pro is better at stylus tracking than Microsoft’s latest 2-in-1.
As far as tablets go, on the larger side of things Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Apple’s iPad Pro sit comfortably. Well, now they’re the middle of the pack.
Microsoft has been trying vehemently to get Apple product owners to switch over to its own hardware, with plenty of different Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook commercials out there.
Microsoft has aggressively marketed its Surface tablet lineup against the iPad in the past, but its latest advertising campaign targets the MacBook Air.
Microsoft has now opened up a promotion that offers you, the trust owner of a MacBook Air laptop, up to $650 in trade-in credit towards their own tablet-laptop hybrid — the Surface Pro 3.
At a press event in New York this morning, Microsoft announced Surface Pro 3, the latest product in Microsoft’s line of computers that bridge the gap between tablets and laptops. The Surface Pro 3 is thinner, faster, lighter, bigger and Microsoft says “This is the tablet that can replace your laptop.”
Delta is dropping its iPad trial and issuing Surface 2 tablets to its pilots. These tablets will become the cornerstone of the company’s new electronic flight bag (EFB) and will replace the heavy paper-bound versions. Though Microsoft is playing up this deal, this transition was not as smooth as it appears on the surface, says a report in AppleInsider.