Never liked MSFT and was about to buy new IPAD but a tech friend advised me to at least have a look at Surface before you buy the IPAD, I can't believe how better the surface was to tell the truth at least 20% better product, Now I have to eat humble pie but it worth as I have a super product,
I haven't really looked at the Surface but it does seem like it's better in terms of syncing with your computer and smartphone. I was about to buy an Iphone 5 when I went into the Verizon store and looked at the HTC Windows 8 smartphone. It had just come in two days earlier. I looked at the Windows 8 phone and liked it a lot better than the Iphone; so I bought it. And I am a very happy camper.