Eyeing the New Microsoft Surface Pro 3 as a Laptop Replacement
We really are in the golden age of travel technology. I’m sure I’ll look back on that statement in ten years – or two – and laugh. But the combination of portability and power of today’s laptops and mobile devices is almost absurd.
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While I’d love to free myself from the constant tether of the internet, Facebook, and The Daily Puppy, my schedule is always peppered with work requirements no matter where I am in the world. Editing photos, publishing blog posts, answering e-mails, and … whatever it is that I do on social media.
For a while, I toted around an iPad which worked … okay. But it didn’t have (a) the computing power for proper photo editing and (b) a keyboard which, as a writer, I desperately need. So I’ve been lugging a 15″ laptop (a beast of a machine that could probably edit Transformers CGI footage if I asked it to) from destination to destination. But it’s growing increasingly obvious that I needn’t do that anymore.