Microsoft is right. The iPad is a kid's toy

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“Gramdma, don’t run out and buy an iPad. Fine when I was six but now I’m 10. My dreams are big so I need a real computer…”

Microsoft’s Surface Go 2018 Holiday ad doesn’t pull its punches. And in many ways it’s right. The iPad is a kid’s toy.

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The iPad is one of those devices that I’ve tried to love. I really have. I’ve owned quite a few in my time, and had the opportunity to test most of the iPads that Apple has released.

After I’d grown tired of trying to make the iPad fit my workflow (no


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