I’ve been a longtime fan of Apple’s design ethos and build. From my first Apple computer, the Power Mac G4 Cube, to my current workhorse, a mid-2017 MacBook Pro (no TouchID) I’ve been using Apple products for nearly two decades and have enjoyed them – mostly. With the announcement of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020), we can finally say good riddance to my least favorite Apple design choice – the Butterfly Switch keyboard.
Back in 2015, I reviewed the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 for Adorama and was very quickly convinced that Microsoft was definitely onto something. Possibly even make me consider making the switch from my Mac. In the year since that review, there’s been no shortage of new convertible/all-in-one’s available to consumers looking for the tablet/PC experience but many have fallen short of what Microsoft promised with the Surface line of computers. Vaio, the spin-off of Sony’s old PC business, recently released their very own two-in-one tablet/PC promising all the polish, portability, and power that made them once king of the PC hill, but does it deliver?