Mov­ing with the times

Com­put­ers are more mo­bile and more di­verse than ever, write Jen­nifer Dud­ley-Ni­chol­son and Rod Ch­ester

Herald Sun - Switched On - - GADGETS & GAMES -

SUR­FACE 3

MI­CROSOFT

Mi­crosoft’s Sur­face Pro 3 is the lap­top you can use as a tablet, the new Sur­face 3 is the tablet you can use as a lap­top. This en­try-level Sur­face de­buts Mi­cro USB charg­ing and a 4G model, comes with a year of Mi­crosoft Of­fice, has a 178g lighter body, full-size USB port, and full Win­dows 8, with a free up­grade to Win­dows 10 when avail­able. Its trade-offs in­clude a smaller, 10.8-inch screen, slower Atom chip and lower res­o­lu­tion screen.

FROM $699 / MI­CROSOFT.COM/SUR­FACE

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