While the Surface 3 is continuing to dominate the news channels, a few other things that might be of interest to Surface users have popped up in the past week…
- Microsoft will release an unlocked LTE Surface 3 for global markets
- Project (Codename) Redstone
- Dropbox and Office Online integration
Surface News Roundup – 4/10/15: Unlocked LTE Surface 3 Tablets
Yes, it’s a Surface 3 story but it’s about a future release…
While there isn’t an official availability date quite yet, Microsoft did announce (in a Reddit AMA session) that there will be an unlocked version of the Surface 3 LTE tablet.
Surface News Roundup – 4/10/15: Codename Redstone
Windows 10 hasn’t even dropped yet and already reports have surfaced about “Codename Redstone”. Redstone is the codename for the next big update to Windows 10, targeted for a release in 2016 and refers to a resource in the popular game, Minecraft.
It will probably not be a huge update for the OS as Windows 10 is already a total overhaul of the entire platform but it’s worth noting that Microsoft is already to make future changes.
Surface News Roundup – 4/10/15: Dropbox and Office Online Integration
Microsoft announced that they added functionality to read and save files directly from Dropbox in Office Online. If you’re an Office Online user and a Dropbox user, head over to www.office.com to try out the new integration.
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That’s it for Surface-related news this week. Come back soon for more information and hands-on regarding the Surface 3….
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