Microsoft's business-friendly Windows 8 tablet-laptop hybrid isn't perfect. From battery life to weight considerations, we break down whether Surface Pro will suit your needs.
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Ever find yourself packing three mobile devices for business trips? Surface's Pro's hybrid design eliminates the need to tote a tablet and a laptop, which should reduce your device count from three to two. (Sorry, you'll still need a smartphone.) The Surface Pro's lovely 10.6-inch full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) is large enough to run Windows 7 apps without too many compromises. And since the snap-on Type Cover or Touch Cover keyboards are easily detachable, the Surface Pro slips into tablet mode with ease.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.