I have own numerous Windows phones, Windows laptops, tablets try Android on phone and tablet, Surfaces devices and in the end it all amount to experience with the device. That experience is driven by the apps. Office is wonderful on Windows, Mac, IOS, and Android and so, is Lightroom. After that most of the apps I use are not found on Windows. And that’s the rub, as I my dozen Windows Phones remind. I wait for the my Surface Go to wake and past the time away with iPad realizing I could just go get things done with iPad OS. I want to have faith in Microsoft but my RT collection of four machines remain me that sometimes that is not a good idea and ARM with Windows sounds wonderfully like Windows RT with its great promise to be ready in the future. I even know where my Zune is buried to remain me how committed Microsoft is to consumers. No, I am not the business type in nature that is my folly for being in Windows this late date. Since the Android market is scattered to hell with best phones coming from Samsung, who wants to get rid of Google on their phones and tablets for some reason. I decided to go with Apple, who software is just as buggy as the rest but at least they don’t abandon your device so quickly. I thank you two for convincing me that Apple is the best choice when you are tried of tinker with things.
I working on a Samsung Galaxy Tab A with 3 gig of ram and 128 gig of storage. Word is very quick with the spell check and grammar check. I just wonder how good is it.
Will this be year we get really thin, light weight, arm chrome books?
I find it interesting that android tablets and phones got grammar checking while Apple iPad only support spell checking. Is this because of limitation in IOS and iPad OS? Or just another Apple restriction or is Microsoft moving to make Android its mobile OS?
Been using chromecast iPad seems work nicely on TV
Box Android OS then fold the thing to Android phone then unfold it to Microsoft OS tablet. Finally dock it and turn it into a Microsoft OS computer running 32 win app on big screen with keyboard and mouse. If this can finally be done on ARM then Microsoft will have mobile platform.
I'm typing this on S10+ using an Apple keyboard. The thought came to me that the smart phone with mouse and keyboard might be just enough with Microsoft Office apps? I remember that fellow from Blackberry saying we only need tablets until phone screen get big enough to replace them. Are we facing something similar for the mobile office?
The combination works nicely and the apps seem to adjust very well to the larger screen. Still a few bugs but this system is very livable. Microsoft Apps adapted nicely and will let me adjust the sizes and look. Also, Apple Music, Spotify and Accuweather work nicely as well. Is this what Microsoft OS lite suppose to be like? Where will it get the mobile apps? Will the Play Store be included with Microsoft Always Connect OS?
I got the Surface 3 with the dock and it seems work better with each build lately. It is connected to a twenty-seven inch monitor using an Apple keyboard and Logitech mouse. Is Microsoft road map to keep business happy by allowing them to hold on to computers longer?
Will I notice a difference in performance using Apple mail app
Is there any word going around about what Microsoft got plan for iPad OS? I love using their stuff on the iPad and can’t wait them add dark mode it. So is there any rumors to what new features they give to the iPad?
Just edited a document on Grammarly in Safari on the iPad. New browser improve apparently has Grammarly thinking your on a computer. Then again, I guess I am now. Don’t use the mouse thing. It messes everything up. Also, office online thinks your on a computer too. Mouse support would make the iPad a perfect replacement for laptop.
I love Windows and member of the insiders program. When comes to desktop computing I can imagine not using Windows. However, I find the iPad to be a better mobile solution these days. The iPad is now my main computer that I take with me. I carry a Surface 3 around, but seldom take it out of the bag. The iPad with Microsoft foldable keyboard has proven to be good enough for me. With full photoshop coming to the iPad, do you think the days of PC are numbered? All the apps I love to use are on the iPad and very few are on the PC. If Microsoft gives a full version of Office to the iPad then I don’t see much a future for laptop with Intel and one with ARM would still lack the apps. This app problem is all because Microsoft lost the mobile wars and computer in the pocket dominates first use. Now, HoloLens phone main give them a chance but the odds are against Microsoft pulling that off. They could make it, but making it compelling and what the consumer market will adopt is another matter. It’s not been Microsoft thing. It would need to be a phone and PC at the same time with app support. Can they made it cool enough for app developers will want to jump and consumer will want to use. If they make it just for business then it is another price scanner. Nice tech, useful tech but not for average Joe.
When is full office coming to iPad Pro? If it can handle photoshop then office should be a piece of cake. So what’s the deal? Is Microsoft sleeping on this?
I think that Google Docs just got power it needs to push word to the curve. Google added Grammarly to Docs and that more than enough for most word processing. What do you think?
The Microsoft apps on the iPad are good, but ones on the web are better. Now an iPad with a real browser would give Chromebook and PC a run for their money. Just saying, it would be cool.
So far, the Snapdragon chips haven't been good enough for Windows. Just wondering, since Chrome takes less resources to run than Windows. If always connected Chromebook is just around the corner and that idea will be a killer, especially, for the PC market. Microsoft web apps are getting to the point that they're good enough for productivity. That means for most folks a Chromebook that's always connected would be just right.
I wonder if the decline of the PC is faster than the upgrade to Windows 10. I spend most of my time using an iPad and Android phones. I am insiders with two machine running the latest builds, but here I am using an iPad with a Bluetooth keyboard more than the PC. Why? Everything seems to work faster on the iPad. Admittedly, I am not a heavy user. I work with Python, Word and OneNote most days. I wonder how many more have found other methods for doing their work without the PC. So, I am left wondering if Windows 10 will every hit one billion or if it even matters. Will an AI on your wrist be next thing or HoloLens type device take the place of the both the PC and phone?
I believe the age of the Chromebook being enough for most people is a thing and once you give android apps it becomes a better option than Windows for someone who only writes, Facebook and light photo-editing with LR CC.