With the new Surface Pro, Microsoft made a good thing better. At the top, let's point out that it isn’t called the Surface Pro 5 -- it’s just the “new Surface Pro.” And while it looks like the Surface Pro 4, I spent some hands-on time with new device at a Microsoft Store in Los Angeles and it's very different. The most salient change is inside. The new Surface Pro packs Intel’s latest 7th Gen Core processors, besting the 6th Gen Core processors in the Surface Pro 4.
A 10.5-inch iPad Pro and updated 12.9-inch Pro could be announced along with the new MacBooks, IHS Markit said on Wednesday, revising an earlier projection. The redesigned 10.5-inch iPad and an updated 12.9-inch iPad Pro may be announced along with the new MacBooks, IHS Markit's Rhoda Alexander said on Wednesday, via email, revising an earlier projection. The MacBooks are expected to be announced at Apple's developers conference which starts on June 5.
The aesthete buys an Apple. This dig in the latest Mac-attack Microsoft ad contains a kernel of truth. Here's the essential choice: A Dell with a pedestrian design but all the fixin's or a gorgeous Apple MacBook that doesn't offer quite as much. (Whether the prospective buyer needs a maxed-out laptop is a pertinent question too.) The Dell paradigm is how many people define practicality, i.e., you get more box for the money. Hewlett-Packard of course falls into this category too.