There's comparing your product to the competition and then there's being obsessed with said competition. Microsoft seems to be in the latter camp, at least when it comes to its ads for the Surface line. These have generally featured Mac-bashing, and the latest two are no different.
"Surface does more". OK, Microsoft, we get it. We'd also like to see less Macs in Microsoft ads, but maybe everyone else is enjoying the air time they get. Who knows.
The second ad isn't devoid of singing either, in case you were wondering. The singing definitely appears to be what's setting apart these two ads from the previous ones. Otherwise, they're both what you'd expect from Microsoft - a Mac (or two) can't do this, but look the Surface can.
So to sum things up: the Surface Pro 4 has a touchscreen, unlike Macs. And the Surface Pro 4 has a detachable keyboard, unlike Macs. Oh, and a pen too.
Battery problem is not so easy to solve. It's not software. It's a hardware. Other tablets are ARM based, which is more energy efficient than x86 based processors. But thats why Surface is much more then tablet.
Keyboard instead of touch is like mouse instead of touch pad. So why everyone with laptops use external mouse instead of touch pad? Because mouse is fast and easy compared to touch pad. Same apply to surface. Keyboard is faster than touch screen. Ma...
Why is it stupid? If you think the Surface Pro 4 is a great tablet and you can be productive on it as a tablet, then do so. You can save money by not getting the keyboard. In reality, most of people with the Surface Pro around me always have the...