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Using Windows 10 Technical Preview on the Surface? Make sure you check for updates.

Using Windows 10 Technical Preview on the Surface? Make sure you check for updates.

Windows 10 Technical Preview is only a couple of hours old, but Microsoft already has some patches out for it. If you have installed the Preview, you should head into Settings and check for those updates as you may have waiting for you. Microsoft has even included a nice changelog of the fixes...
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Microsoft offers schools a 10 percent discount on Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has announced a new 10 percent discount for schools in the US, UK and Canada that want to purchase the Surface Pro 3 tablet via its Authorized Device Resellers. The offer has a minimal purchase requirement of five units of the 12-inch tablet and is just for "accredited institute...

Hands-on impressions of the cancelled Surface mini reveals unique case

Microsoft's plans to launch a smaller Surface mini tablet this past summer were cancelled a few weeks before it was scheduled to launch. Now a new report offers some hands-on impressions of the tablet, including word of a special case that was made for the Surface mini. Neowin says it got to...
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Steve Ballmer wants to dump iPads for Windows devices for his new LA Clippers team

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer acquired the Los Angeles Clippers NBA basketball team in August, but he's still a big promoter of his old company. In a chat with Reuters, Ballmer confirms that he wants his players and coaches to use Windows products. Ballmer related a recent conversation he...
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Surface Pro 3 can now be used as a pilot's Electronic Flight Bag

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet has now been approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for use as a pilot's Electronic Flight Bag, which means it will replace the old fashioned bulky paper flight manuals. The older Surface 2 tablet is...
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Report says Surface RT is still the most popular single Windows 8 device

AdDuplex, which issues a monthly report on the state of the Windows Phone hardware ecosystem, also tries to collect information on Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT devices, but not as frequently. Today, it posted their latest statistics on the Windows 8 family of hardware products, and it...

Microsoft's new Surface TV ad promotes its NFL tie-in and shows its range of uses

The National Football League is taking a beating for their handling of player actions off the field, but the newest commercial for Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 tablet promotes the NFL in a better light, showing how pro football players, their coaches and other staff members use the company's device...

Deal alert: Grab an i5 Surface Pro 3 from eBay and get a Type Cover for free

Been eyeing a Surface Pro 3? Then you might want to check out this deal on eBay where you can buy a Surface Pro 3 (i5/4GB RAM) and get a free Type Cover. A purchase you'd normally have to make when buying a Surface Pro 3 if you plan on being productive. Here's how the math breaks down. The...
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New Surface Pro 3 rugged case claims it meets military standards

Urban Armor Gear, which released a military grade rugged case for Microsoft's 10.1-inch Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 tablets earlier this year, will now do the same for the 12-inch Surface Pro 3 later this month. The Rogue case, which cost $69.90, is currently available for pre-order and will...
Costco gets ready to sell Surface Pro 3 Core i5 bundle in its stores and online

Costco gets ready to sell Surface Pro 3 Core i5 bundle in its stores and online

Everyone has their favorite brick and mortar stores for buying things, and for some, it is mass-seller Costco and its chain stores. Even though Microsoft is out of the Core i5 Surface Pro 3 with 128 GB of storage, Costco is ready to sell them next week. Heading to the Costco site, and you can...