I have been holding out on any new tech items for a while now to see how the surface pro looks. I have a few things I like to do on a computer and unfortunately they all need different hardware. I currently edit and do some 3d and 2d graphic side projects on my 8 year old apple G5, write extensively and watch movies while traveling on my 6 year old sony vaio micropc, read on a kindle, work/home email and browse the internet mostly on my droid.
I would pay alot of money to consolidate. I have been holding out because nothing new has offered to compete with what I currently have while also moving me toward my goal of less devices.
If I could consolidate all but the editing/ CG work (the power needed for that is unique and I'm not likely to find it portable,) it would be worth alot of money to me. The surface pro with a full featured operating system could be the first real contender, though it still falls short of my consolidation goal. If I could make a call now and again from it and made a choice to read on a back lit screen, I could have one mobile device and a monster desktop. HEAVEN.
Sadly, still waiting for the big winner, though I will look seriously at the Surface Pro. I think I probably am their target demographic, but it still falls short of my wish list.