What you need to know

  • June 2019 firmware updates are available for the Surface Book and Surface Laptop.
  • The update "resolves potential security vulnerabilities."
  • The update is rolling out to devices on Windows 10 version 1803 or greater.

Firmware updates are available for the Surface Book 2, Surface Book, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Laptop (via WindowsBlogItalia). The June 2019 set of updates has a short changelog that's virtually identical across all of the devices receiving it.

  • Surface Book 2- 389.2706.768.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
  • Surface Book- 91.2706.768.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
  • Surface Laptop 2- 137.2706.768.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013.
  • Surface Laptop- 137.2706.768.0 resolves potential security vulnerabilities, including Microsoft security advisory 190013."

You can always check Microsoft's Surface update history page to stay up to date on all of the updates available for every Surface device.

Surface Book 2

The Surface Book 2 is a versatile powerhouse. Its screen detaches from the base allowing you to use it as a tablet or laptop.

Portable (and affordable) power accessories we love

Each and every one of these charging gadgets will keep your favorite gear and gadgets going for longer, and none of them costs more than $30.

VisionTek 8,000 mAh micro-USB power bank ($13 at Dell)

This compact dual-output powerbank can speedily recharge any and all your devices, thanks to a two-amp "fast charge feature," using its micro-USB out port. Its simple design includes an LED indicator, and it costs about as much as a single ticket to the movies.

Panasonic eneloop AA batteries (From $13 at Dell)

Panasonic's rechargeable batteries are among the best available, and just a couple of them will keep your favorite remote, mice or other peripherals powered up when you need them. They're also eco. And the company's affordable charger fits and charges both AA and AAA batteries at the same time.

Belkin Qi Wireless Charging Pad ($30 at Dell)

This unobtrusive Qi wireless charging pad looks good (and kind of like a UFO …) and easily charges all your Qi-compatible device up to 5W. Its LED indicator lights up when you're charging. And it costs just $30.

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