Here are the news stories from the past week that involve or impact the Microsoft Surface line of tablets…
- Second March 2015 Firmware Release
- Surface Pro 4 Rumors Persist
- A New Surface (Not Surface Pro) Tablet?
Surface News Roundup – 3/27/15: Second Firmware Release for March 2015
Microsoft pushed out a firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 on March 24th. This was in addition to the normal monthly patch Tuesday updates that happened on March 10th.
This additional firmware seems to add new support for the UEFI component and allows for a few bits of enhanced functionality for (mostly) enterprise customers.
Surface New Roundup – 3/27/15: Surface Pro 4 Rumors Abound
In the face of “no new information”, just about every tech site (and a lot of non-tech sites) are constantly recirculating the same rumors and speculation as to when the Surface Pro 4 will be announced/released, what the specs will be, and how much it will cost.
You can read up on those rumors at the “Read More” links below.
Surface New Roundup – 3/27/15: A New Surface Tablet?
As we reported yesterday (3/26) Microsoft seems to be planning a successor to the lower-end Surface 2 to compete directly against the iPad. This tablet, if the rumors are accurate, could be announced as early as the end of April/beginning of May at the Build 2015 conference.
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