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Windows 8.1 Update 1 rumored release date gets more specific, no mini-Start Menu in sight

Windows 8.1 Update 1 rumored release date gets more specific, no mini-Start Menu in sight

Michael Archambault 54

The first minor update heading to Windows 8.1, known as Update 1, is suspected to be bringing more unity between the legacy desktop and newer Windows 8 application environment. In recently leaked screenshots by hacker WZor, we were able to take a brief look at the ability to pin Windows Store applications to your taskbar. The update previously rumored to be coming out this March, has...

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...

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

Michael Archambault 130

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...