With the recent release of Windows 8, a slew of Windows RT tablets have been announced, including the Microsoft Surface RT. While, perhaps at one time far in the past, Apple had the only viable tablet, it is no longer true. Windows tablets are breaking the border of laptop and tablet and come with a few neat features that you really cannot find on an iPad.
Take for example, the Microsoft Surface. It has a detachable typing cover, so that it could be, perhaps, your laptop at some times or, when you remove it, just a tablet at others. I really like the concept of having a full laptop in the form factor of a tablet. What sets it apart, however, is the Microsoft Office software it comes with. It essentially makes it way ahead for any type of real work production over Apple. When you throw in a full USB port that can be used for a mouse…well…yeah. With an SD card slot and USB port, it also allows easy expansion of storage, instead of paying Apple another hundred dollars for a few gigs.