Remember the bendy iPhone debacle a few months back? Well, Microsoft might just be in for their own version since some folks are starting to discover their Surface Pro 3 tablets are bent/warped as well.
With the Surface Pro 4 rumors flying, I thought it might be interesting to conduct a poll to see how many of you would rather get a Surface pro 3 now or wait and get a Surface Pro 4 later this year. Continue reading →
If your Surface is performing slower than it used to, especially at start up, it may be because you have a lot of startup programs that you don’t need, or even want, running in the background when you start your Surface and/or log into it.
Sadly, with Windows 8.1, it can be bit troublesome to figure out where all of your startup programs are being called from. This is because there are several locations in the registry and the (somewhat hidden) startup folder that you might need to search through to find them all.
Fortunately, there is a free program you can run on your SP3 (or SP/2) to find and control all of the startup programs locations. Continue reading →
If your Surface is acting slow or getting hot when you’re not doing anything intensive, it could be due to a runaway process.
A runaway process is a process that is consuming increasing amounts of CPU, which in turn, causes your Surface to have fewer resources available for other (critical) processes. Worse yet, the runaway process can also cause your battery life to be impacted, see post Why My Surface Does Not Sleep. Continue reading →