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A new Windows 8.1 RT update is due sometime in September, but details remain scarce

Microsoft has confirmed it plans to release a new update sometime in September for Windows 8.1 RT, the ARM-based OS that it launched for tablets like the Surface RT and Surface 2 Windows Insider head Gabriel Aul posted that tidbit of info on his Twitter feed, but details about what will be...
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Surface RT and Surface 2 owners in the US can get up to $150 off the Surface 3 with trade-in offer

If you still own a Surface RT and/or a Surface 2 in good working condition, and you live in the US, you can get up to $150 off a new Surface 3. Microsoft is currently running a promotion that offers those users an online code that can be used for a discount for the Surface 3 if they trade in...
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Microsoft pushes Surface Pro 3 and original Surface RT firmware updates for March

The Surface Pro 3 gets much love from Microsoft, as it should. The company is actively updating apps, firmware and adding features based on user feedback. With that, it is no surprise to find a new update for the firmware today o Patch Tuesday. Additionally, the old-school Surface RT also has a...
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VLC for Windows RT is finally available for Surface RT and Surface 2 users

Two days after a revamped version of the VLC Windows 8.1 app went live in the Windows Store, a new update to that app finally adds support for Windows RT. That means owners of the Surface RT and Surface 2 tablets, among other Windows RT-based products, can check out the popular media player for...
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Goodbye, Windows RT as Microsoft halts production of the Surface 2

The Surface Pro 3 is arguably doing well. In fact, Microsoft posted $1.1 billion in revenue from their Surface line, which is a 24% increase over the previous quarter. Although that number by comparison is not staggering, it does demonstrate that the Surface, as a product line, has some interest...
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Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro and Surface RT all get new firmware updates

Microsoft's latest firmware update for its Surface family of tablets are rolling out today, offering a rather large update for the Surface Pro 3 along with small downloads for the Surface Pro and Surface RT models. Here's the change log for the Surface Pro 3 firmware update: Surface Pro...
Patch Tuesday: Most Surface tablets now getting July firmware updates

Patch Tuesday: Most Surface tablets now getting July firmware updates

Microsoft will release firmware updates for nearly all of its Surface family of tablets today, including the new 12-inch Surface Pro 3, which will get another update later this month. Here's the change log for the Surface Pro 3 July 8 firmware: Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware (v.38.2...
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Deal alert: Surface RT with keyboard for just $179.99 (Store only)

Black Friday isn’t until later this week, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some crazy good deals today. It may be a generation old and its performance at first was lackluster, but the original Surface RT has new legs with Windows 8.1 installed. Normally at this stage in a products life we...
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Ethernet supports arrives for Surface RT and Surface 2 - requires some effort to get working

There used to be the days of woe when new buyers brought home their newly purchased Surface RT device, only to discover that they would never be able to hook it up to a wired network. Then, a few days ago, word had leaked on the internet that the Surface Ethernet Adapter would finally work, but...
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Microsoft Surface RT updates back on again, Windows RT 8.1 bugs fixed

A few days ago Microsoft pulled the Windows RT 8.1 update due to startup issues that a limited number of users experienced. According to Microsoft one out of every 1,000 Surface RT 8.1 updates were experience problems that bricked the devices. Microsoft took the issue head on and pledged to work...

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