Apple's boss Tim Cook is dashing hopes of seeing a converged MacBook and iPad.

Cook said in an interview with Independent.ie that he is not convinced that a merged MacBook and iPad is what consumers really want.

"We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad," said Cook.

He went on to say that fusing the iPad and MacBook together is only going to lead to compromising things in the process. This suggests that the company will keep its effort in producing what he calls the "best Mac" and the "best tablet in the world."

Prior to the release of Apple's latest iPad Pro, Cook was quoted stating this newest product is geared to replace notebooks or personal computers for a number of people. However, it appears that Cook was making reference to Windows PCs rather than its Macs. He clarified that his company does not consider Macs and PCs to be the same.

"[W]hat we've tried to do is to recognize that people use both iOS and Mac devices," he explained. "So we've taken certain features and made them more seamless across the devices. So with things like Handoff we just made it really simple to work on one of our products and pick it up and work on the next product."

In the meantime, Cook confessed he is really serious about reversing the drop of the iPad sales during the past years. He revealed in an earlier interview that apart from his iPhone, he only travels with his new 12.9-inch iPad Pro as he is absolutely hooked on the Split View multitasking capability of the device available on the company's latest operating system, iOS 9.

The iPad Pro is akin to Microsoft's Surface lineup, especially to the Surface Book, mixing together a keyboard, tablet and stylus. However, Cook previously called the Surface Book a "diluted" product because it attempts to be "a tablet and a notebook and it really succeeds at being neither."

Additionally, he was questioned during the interview about the company's plans for its rumored electric vehicle. However, he declined to give any comment.

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