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Thoughts on the Surface 2 Pro

I've recently been lucky enough to get a Surface 2 Pro to play with - the top of the range 8GB RAM, 256GB storage version. I'd been looking at the Surface 2 for a while, wanting to see what Windows 8 is like on a small touch screen device - I still think the surface could go either way, it's not getting the traction of other mobile devices / platforms and Windows 8 is certainly not without it's critics. Over the past couple of years I've owned Android devices, iPhones and iPads, a windows 8 mobile and now the surface 2 Pro. I can still remember being impressed with the iPad as it just worked, everything you wanted it to do it did quickly and well. Similarly I was really impressed with the UI on the Windows phone - the battery life was a little bit disappointing and it was frustrating that you had to remember to shut down all the apps to maximise the battery but UI really liked the UI and it seemed to take the concept of exposing social updates for your contacts…