2020 iPad Pro

Former head of Windows now uses an iPad Pro as his “desktop PC”

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Now (and for the second time), Apple products have been praised by the former head of the Windows division, Steven Sinofsky, which introduced its new “desktop PC” on Twitter: the iPad Pro.

New desktop PC.

Ironically, it was he who disdained the iPad mini in 2012, calling the smaller version of the Apple tablet “recreational”.

While some may question the use of the “PC” concept for Apple’s top-of-the-line tablet, there is a pleasant symmetry in Sinofsky’s definition.

The setup for the former Microsoft executive cost about $ 1,500 – which is a lot of money to spend on a PC with a screen the size of the iPad Pro; obviously, the iPad can still be used as a tablet, too. ?

Here is what he used to create his work environment:

Sinofsky spent more than 20 years at Microsoft, having been head of the Windows division before leaving the company in 2012. A few years earlier, he was tasked with adapting Windows to a touch-sensitive version – to go head-to-head with Apple , which had just launched the original iPad.

Although Windows 8 was not a success, Sinofsky “paved” the way for the emergence of Windows 10 a few years later.

So, what did you think?


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via Cult of Mac