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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

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...

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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

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...

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Surface 2 is selling like "hotcakes" - best time to jump into Windows 8 is now

If you have been thinking about preordering Microsoft’s Surface 2, you might want to hurry up and get your order in. According to Microsoft, the new device has been selling like “hotcakes” (yes, they were that cliché) and they expect the Surface 2 (64 GB) and Surface Pro 2 (256 GB and 512 GB) are “close to selling out.” Within the United States, Microsoft’s Arc Touch Mouse for Surface...

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New "Power Cover" to be released for Microsoft's Surface tablets

If you’ve been loving your Microsoft Surface, but looking for battery life expansion – get excited. The long awaited Power Cover for the company’s line of tablet PCs is right around the corner. According to Paul Thurrott of WinSuperSite, the new accessory will be available “after the launch of [Microsoft’s] second-generation tablets”. The new Power Cover will be compatible with the...

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Microsoft pushes a plethora of new Surface updates; still trying to improve Wi-Fi

Microsoft pushes a plethora of new Surface updates; still trying to improve Wi-Fi

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that new updates for their Surface tablet devices were being pushed. The updates being pushed include Wi-Fi connectivity improvements, a new Surface USB to Ethernet adapter driver, a collection of improvements for both the Touch and Type Covers, an updated LifeCam driver, and new device firmware. Microsoft has been hard at work trying to create the best...

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New hot-keys and functionality coming to Surface keyboards next week

New hot-keys and functionality coming to Surface keyboards next week

If you are a Surface owner who misses using the function row without having to reach for the “Fn” key every time, don’t worry - Microsoft has you covered.  A new update, coming next week, for Microsoft’s Touch Cover and Type Cover keyboards will allow users to lock the top row of keys into their “F1-F12” states.  Simply hit “Fn + Caps” and the behavior of the top row of keys will be...

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