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Cheap alternative keyboard for Surface Pro 3, 4 & 2017

Moko keyboard for Surface Pro
Some of the most popular keywords searched on Google that ends up landing on Love My Surface Blog are "keyboard", "problem", and "surface pro". Apparently many people are having issues with their keyboards. The original keyboard sold by Microsoft cost a small fortune (check the cheapest price here), so this may not be a valid option for many. Are there any...

Review – Is MAXOAK 50,000mAh the best external battery?

MAXOAK external battery
Is this the best external battery for laptops and phones under $140US? According to their ads, they claim this battery can store 50,000mAh or 185Wh (their own calculation). They also claim this battery can charge any devices that can pull up to 90W. That's good, since even the Core i7 version of Surface Pro 2017 only ships with a 44W power...

Best MicroSD cards for Surface Pro 2017

best microsd card
Which is the best microsd card for the Surface Pro 2017? Time for a new refresh. Since publishing the last 'best microsd card' article, the market dynamics have changed, significantly. Back then, the Class 10 cards were still popular, and the UHS-1 cards were gaining momentum quickly into the mainstream segment. So how does the market look now? Introduction to SDCard standard This is...

Battery Life comparison – Core m3 vs Core i5 vs Core i7

battery life comparison
By looking at the specs on paper between these processors, you'd expect the Core m3 model to grossly outperform the rest. But what about the differences between the Core i5 and the Core i7? After all, their TDP numbers are identical, despite featuring much more powerful GPU. Let's look into their claimed battery capacities first. Battery capacity The following are the specs/stats...

Core m3 vs i5 vs i7 processors – year 2017

surface pro 2017
Core m3 vs i5 vs i7 processor comparison has been around for a long time. And for each processor generation, the "best" option differed depending on individual needs. This is the year 2017, and Microsoft has finally released a new version of their Surface Pro with the Kaby Lake processors. So how does this generation of Core m3 vs i5...

Surface Laptop vs Surface Pro 4 – an early comparison

Surface Laptop
Introduction - Surface Laptop vs Surface Pro 4 Finally, we have an all new 'Surface' hardware from Microsoft. (Remember, 'Surface' is a brand). If you were expecting a ground breaking product from them, you might be in a bit of a disappointment. The initial impression of the Surface Laptop is rather mundane. You get the feeling that you've seen this...