Pixel C review: Google’s first tablet makes rookie mistakes

All of a sudden, pretty much every computer maker wants a Surface-like convertible of their own. Apple’s got the iPad Pro, of course, but Lenovo, Dell and HP are getting in on the action too. And now there”s the Pixel C from Google, a premium hybrid tablet built in-house (just like the Chromebook Pixel), with a keyboard accessory that attaches via frickin’ magnets. Much like the iPad Pro, the Pixel C seems like an experiment to see just how far you can take a mobile OS into productivity territory typically handled by desktop platforms. But while it certainly feels like an obsessively designed device, it’s a bit too clunky to recommend, especially compared to the Surface 3 or other Android tablets.