The Quest for My “One Device”

Laptops-Tablets

The new slogan for the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 is “One Device for Everything in Your Life.” While Penny Arcade seems to indicate that for many people the Pro 2 can be, I tend to play more demanding games than Hearthstone or Wakfu (whatever that is?).  And it can be quite frustrating as a parent to be tied to a bulky laptop or immobile desktop that can’t be used in one hand when carrying around a 2-month old, or discreetly toted around when running after a two-and-a-half year old. So, I found myself in the interesting position of needing something incredibly powerful for gaming, work and hobbies, but incredibly portable and kid-friendly. There aren’t a lot of options out there that hit both of those targets with any degree of precision. Continue reading