Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Will Microsoft's Surface be the Tablet for Lawyers?

Though I'm a long-time Windows user, I've certainly done my best over the last couple of years to warm up to Apple's clearly superior mobile and tablet products.

To be sure, though,  I haven't quite succeeded.  Subconsciously, I keep asking myself the same nagging question: "Why can't I do all the stuff on my iPad that I've been doing for almost twenty years on my PC?

On this fundamental question, Microsoft's new Surface tablet could be a game-changer.

We'll see - but if, as promised, it actually will be able to seamlessly run all Windows-based software, I expect to be near the very front of a long line of lawyers clamoring to acquire this new, strangely innovative product that merely lets us do all the things we've always been able to do, the way we know how to do them.

One can only hope.

For more reading, see: Why Microsoft's Surface Tablet Shames the PC Industry

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto