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Patch Tuesday: Microsoft updates Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 with Power Cover fixes and more

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft updates Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 with Power Cover fixes and more

Chuong H Nguyen 65

It's the second Tuesday of June and Microsoft is back at it with firmware updates for the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets, bringing some performance improvements and bug fixes to both slates. Owners of either tablets can download the updates through the Windows update menu, and doing so will give you improved battery life and sleep performance with the Power Cover among other...

Microsoft Surface family updated; performance improvements and Power Cover support onboard

Microsoft Surface family updated; performance improvements and Power Cover support onboard

Michael Archambault 106

Microsoft’s lineup of Surface tablets can be an excellent solution for those either looking for a tablet companion or to replace their existing PC. With the recent launch of Microsoft’s Power Cover, the abilities of Surface have expanded, but new hardware is not the only way Surface is improving. Today, as part of Microsoft’s March 2014 update, a stream of firmware updates and software...

Surface Power Cover receives ship date and price, boosts your battery by up to 70 percent

Surface Power Cover receives ship date and price, boosts your battery by up to 70 percent

Michael Archambault 101

We have been hearing about Microsoft’s Surface Power Cover since back in September of 2013. The new Surface accessory was expected to launch near or alongside the second generation of Surface tablets, but apparent delays kept it from being on schedule. Luckily, and thanks to a collection of patience from Surface users, the Surface Power Cover is now available for sale from the Microsoft...

Nokia Lumia Icon versus Microsoft Surface 2 – born of the same design language?

Nokia Lumia Icon versus Microsoft Surface 2 – born of the same design language?

Daniel Rubino 191

Yesterday, I finally picked up my matte white/silver Lumia Icon from Verizon. Nokia wanted back the review device, so I had to decide if I wanted the Icon on my Verizon account. Of course I did, it’s a great phone. In playing with the white/silver version, which in my opinion looks much better than the all black one, I can’t help but notice how much it borrows from the Surface 2 design...

Microsoft offers Surface 2 and Pro 2 bundles with big discounts in deceptive new ad

Microsoft offers Surface 2 and Pro 2 bundles with big discounts in deceptive new ad

Daniel Rubino 91

As you may know, Microsoft is throwing a 12 Days of Deals sale at their physical Stores, starting this Monday. That first deal is for the Dell Venue 8 Pro, which gets a massive discount to just $199 (or $99 if you’re on of the first 20 customers). Well, Microsoft has just posted a new ad to their Microsoft Store YouTube page, and it’s causing quite a stir tonight. However, we’re...

Microsoft responds to overheating on Surface 2 devices - a firmware update is coming

Microsoft responds to overheating on Surface 2 devices - a firmware update is coming

Michael Archambault 69

If you recently picked up one of Microsoft’s latest devices, the Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2, you might be experiencing a slight issue with the screen dimming its brightness level when working on CPU intensive activities. Not to worry though, Microsoft is in the processes of creating and releasing a firmware updates to the units. High intensive activities such as gaming, are causing...

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases firmware updates for Surface, Surface 2, and Surface Pro

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft releases firmware updates for Surface, Surface 2, and Surface Pro

Sam Sabri 49

It’s the second Tuesday of the month, which means it’s Patch Tuesday for all of us in the Windows ecosystem. Head to the settings on your PC and you’ll see things like security updates for Internet Explorer and firmware updates for your Surface devices. Let’s check out what’s new for your Surface today. Today’s firmware updates apply to Surface RT, Surface 2, and Surface Pro. Nothing...

Ethernet supports arrives for Surface RT and Surface 2 - requires some effort to get working

Ethernet supports arrives for Surface RT and Surface 2 - requires some effort to get working

Michael Archambault 60

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 users plugged in their devices and found disappointment when it continued to not work. Don't...