So I picked up a new computer/tablet. Did I need another tablet seeing as how I have an iPad? No. Did I need another computer seeing as how I have a very good MacBook Pro? No. Is it more than a cool new toy to configure and play with? Yes. It is like the red-headed stepchild of my home technology bundle. It is the only Microsoft Windows device in my house right now. And that is OK. Meet Dracolich, my Microsoft Surface Pro 2.
It will be taking the place of nothing, replacing nothing. It will be adding to my growing list of gadgets that I have for specific purposes. It has already shown itself to be quite capable and as it is a full computer, rather than a tablet running on a separate OS, I can install anything on it I would install on any other Windows computer. I realize my whole house and entertainment center is Mac OSX oriented. And that isn’t changing. I have already installed Plex on Dracolich so I can stream movies to it as well. I have most of the apps on my iPad and iPhone replicated that I would want, so the rest is to be basically Windows 8.1.