In addition to writing on the tablet, the pen allows you turn the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 on and off from sleep state, open OneNote, take a screenshot, erase, and even right-click. It’s really pretty cool.
However, in between the initial improvement from the MS patches and the realization that our SP3 is defective, we we did some additional research and troubleshooting and came up with something that might help folks who are still having Surface Pro 3 WiFi problems but don’t have a tablet with malfunctioning hardware (like ours). Continue reading →
I’ve had my Surface Pro 3 for nearly a month and I love the technology behind it. I have to say that Microsoft came up with something very innovative with the newest Surface line, but unfortunately after trying it for several weeks, I’ve decided to return and replace my Surface Pro 3 with a new one.
Why? – you may ask
Well, it’s no secret that I love my Surface tablets, yes I have all four (Surface RT, Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3), but I have come to the conclusion that my new Surface Pro 3 is simply… defective – and if it’s not, then Microsoft has a serious problem on their hands. Continue reading →
In part to address these issues, Microsoft released the July 2014 updates. Included was an update to help improve some of the WiFi issues being reported. At that time, Microsoft indicated there would be an additional update issued today (July 16th) to further address the WiFi problems.
On the 14th, a Microsoft spokesperson posted on the Surface Support Forums indicating that the second July update for Surface Pro 3 WiFi would, in fact, be released on the 16th and that it should address most (but, I guess, not all) remaining problems.