Review: Surface Pro 3 isn’t really what enterprises want in a laptop

There are a lot of good things to say about Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet.

It’s lightweight. It’s got a big, crisp display. It supports any app Windows 7 does plus all the ones designed just for Windows 8.1. It’s got a pen that’s nicely integrated with Office apps.

Microsoft says it’s the tablet that can replace your laptop, and that’s true, although it has some physical shortcomings that laptops don’t. For example, it requires a kickstand to prop it up when it’s in laptop mode, which introduces some problems of its own.

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Network World Tim Greene