here’s the story on The Verge as it gets updated btw https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/20/22385675/apple-ipad-pro-m1-chip-specs-features-price
@bugaevc Yeah, I’m starting to worry Surface is the way to go, even despite how poorly it has treated me. Maybe a new Pro 8 with an Intel Evo will make things more bearable, and at least I get to keep my keyboard and pen investment.
Also, I guess I can still consider the 11 inch iPad Pro, but even with the student discount it feels insane if I want 16GB of RAM.
@bugaevc Now that I think about it, there’s the XPS 13, which apparently I can get some serious discounts for, but even then it’s still pushing it to the absolute limit of affordability.
And there’s also the HP x360 series, which I actually think I can buy just fine, but I don’t know how good they are for the price.
@bugaevc @xerz perhaps a ThinkPad Xsomething? Cross reference with https://certification.ubuntu.com/desktop/models?vendors=Lenovo
@jdaviescoates @bugaevc @xerz I'd suggest a Lenovo Yoga 370 or something similar. Finding one used on eBay isn't that bad from what I remember and it runs Ubuntu or PopOS (I recommend this) perfectly. PopOS detected the drivers needed for the Wacom digitizer and the stylus worked out of the box too.
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