Re: Surface and Tech Writing

Subject: Re: Surface and Tech Writing
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2014 08:47:49 -0700

I think the Surface is a much better device than an iPad for doing common
work. At least Surface runs a full version of Windows and all the Microsoft
apps. I can't vouch for its battery life, however. Though one of my
commuting buddies, and a PM at work, both swear by their Surface tablets
for everything they do.

A common thought among the old Tablet PC crowd is that tablets are far more
inviting in meetings, because they don't present a barrier, as an engaged
laptop screen would. And Microsoft's handwriting recognition with a stylus
has historically been excellent.

My old article about my first M200 still holds true. Too bad the battery
lasts only 6 minutes, now.
http://tonychung.ca/2005/12/tablets-of-silicon/

-Tony


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 8:37 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> No. I have an iPad but it's less efficient than a laptop for
> everything except reading.
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:51 PM, Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > Does anyone use a tablet or a Surface Pro for this business of tech
> writing?
>
>


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References:
Surface and Tech Writing: From: Jim Jones
Re: Surface and Tech Writing: From: Robert Lauriston

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