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…