«Expect us to do more and more where people will view it as a laptop replacement, but not a Mac replacement – the Mac does so much more», he said. «To merge these worlds, you would lose the simplicity of one, and the power of the other.»
“The Mac does so much more,” speaks volumes. Does it mean Cook’s Apple no longer sees the iPad as the future of the PC? (Steve Jobs famously promised “PCs are going to be like trucks”), or does it reflect a company developing a deeper understanding of what’s required from professional machines in a mobile age?