Microsoft has added a new version to the Surface Pro 3 product line.
The new 128GB Surface Pro 3 model (previously the i7 version was only available with a 256GB or 512GB SSD) comes with 8GB or RAM and is now available at the Microsoft Online Store for just $1299.00 USD.
This makes the price exactly the same as the i5/256GB model but trades a little more CPU horsepower for a little less internal storage. Continue reading →
If you’re like me, you have multiple email accounts and have, at least occasionally, used the built-in Mail application that came with Windows 8.1 on your Surface.
For the most part, it works fine but I recently ran into a problem when one of my mail accounts became “orphaned” and it started telling me it “Needs attention”.
The account in question was one I had from the University of Michigan. I left my position there a few months back but I neglected to remove the account from the Windows 8 Mail App. This was not a problem…. until they finally got around to turning off my account. Continue reading →
Thanks to the folks who gave input on how they would like to see the Weekly News roundup. It turns out that most people liked the more picture-intensive format and didn’t care if it showed up on Friday or Saturday.
So, I’m going to go back to doing more pictures and (since it’s easier for me) will move the SNR to Saturdays. If I don’t have anything to post (because I didn’t find anything Surface-related I thought would be interesting to you), I’ll just skip it.
OK, with that out of the way, here’s my pick of the interesting Surface-related news stories for this week: Continue reading →
If you’re still using a traditional Windows laptop but you’re considering making the jump from a laptop to a Surface 3, here’s a list of six things you’ll want to know to make the transition from laptop to Surface 3 smoother for you. Continue reading →
It’s that time of the month again… and Microsoft has released new firmware updates for Surface tablets.
This time, the Surface Pro 3 and the Surface 3 both received updates. The Surface Pro 3 has been receiving regular firmware upgrades since June 2014 but this is the first firmware update for the Surface 3.