Patch Tuesday

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...

Firmware updates available for original Surface Pro - fixes Touch and Type Cover issues

Firmware updates available for original Surface Pro - fixes Touch and Type Cover issues

Michael Archambault 41

If you are the proud (or disappointed) owner of a first generation Microsoft Surface Pro, then you might want to check Windows Update for a new firmware updates that are available today. The new updates for the Surface Pro improve compatibility with the second generation Type and Touch Covers. The new firmware updates, numbered 1.0.279.0 and 1.0.280.0, fix issues in which the newer...

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...

Running Windows 8.1 Preview? Get the latest Patch Tuesday fixes right now

Running Windows 8.1 Preview? Get the latest Patch Tuesday fixes right now

Daniel Rubino 103

We’re big fans of Windows 8.1 Preview and highly recommend doing a “clean install”, if you can spare the time and effort. Indeed, personally speaking I’m running it on four devices: Acer R7, Surface Pro, Dell XPS One 27, Acer W3 and Samsung ATIV 500T. Wait, that’s five devices…. Anywho, if you are running next-generation OS from Microsoft, which will RTM in August, you’ll want to force...