Microsoft Might Just Be Getting Cooler Than Apple

Dare we say it, but there's even talk of it knocking Apple off it's perch as the cool tech brand.

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At their event this week, Microsoft unveiled the latest edition to the Surface line: a foldable desktop computer. It's aimed at artists and designers, and is being touted as 'what the iMac should be'.

It's an ultra thin 28-inch touchscreen that can work like a regular desktop or be folded down and used as a touch screen. You can even draw on it like a massive digital canvas. Oh and their mouse is a weird, but very sleek looking small cylinder called a Surface Dial.

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Anyway, the real news is that this release has people saying that 'Microsoft is now a braver, more innovative company than Apple'.

The day after Microsofts announcement. Apple shared their latest vision: The MacBook Pro. Apple are keeping our hands firmly on the keyboard though and for once it seems even their Touch Bar didn't steal the show.

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There remains one big issue though, the lack of iMessaging.

I've heard friends' talk of the disappointment when a Tinder chat moves onto messaging and that first text they send from their iPhone creates a green bubble instead of a blue one. Perhaps we're reaching the moment when it won't feel like Apple has such a monopoly on cool. Maybe now my friend will be OK with that little green bubble.

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