Can Microsoft's Surface Go unseat Apple's iPad?



Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to the iPad. Called the Surface Go, the new tablet is aimed pretty much across the board to everyone that uses a tablet — be they education, consumer, or business customers.

But the tablet space is nowadays essentially owned by the iPad. Sure, there are a few Android (primarily now Amazon tablets) and Windows-based systems out there (with Microsoft’s own Surface line being a prominent player in the PC space), but the iPad is the pacesetter in this market.

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Another factor to bear in mind is that the tablet market is shrinking. This could work in Microsoft’s favor in some ways because it might indicate that…

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