I know we have a bit of Microsoft news today, but this article over at Forbes is pretty interesting. Last week, Microsoft announced their new Surface 3 (not-Pro) and this low-cost devices packs in an Atom processor and leaves out a pen to keep the cost below $500 for a base model. Other than those two things, there are a few other differences though that you may want to be aware of before you get too excited and drop less money on something that may not be right for you.
The new Surface 3 is a great surprise. Unlike most high profile devices these days, Microsoft MSFT -1.02% got the smaller, lighter and cheaper version of its excellent Surface Pro 3 out of the door without a single leak. But given the two machines look virtually identical, what exactly are the differences between them?