Microsoft Rolls Out Major Fix for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3

Microsoft Rolls Out Major Fix for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3

Today, Microsoft rolled out firmware updates for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “Rich, why would a firmware update be a major update?” I’m glad you asked. There’s a problem that I’ve been dealing with for months. After installing Windows 10 on the Surface Pro 3, the display driver seems to crash whenever it feels like it. I’ve had the issue on Windows 8.1 when opening Photoshop or…

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AT&T will Offer LTE Surface 3

AT&T will Offer LTE Surface 3

Yesterday, I called up AT&T to cancel two lines of service. I canceled my Mi-Fi hotspot, which I never used. I also canceled a tablet line, which was under contract (long story) but no more, despite the fact that I haven’t even used the line in 500 years. I told them I’d love to keep the line and get a Surface 3 LTE if they sell them, trying to see if I can get the…

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Microsoft Officially Acquires Surface Pen Technology N-Trig

Microsoft Officially Acquires Surface Pen Technology N-Trig

By Rich W Woods Today, Microsoft officially announced that the firm has finally acquired the technology behind the Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 pen, N-Trig. This news comes after 100 years of acquisition rumors. It’s important to note that this is not the technology used in the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 pens, WACOM. There are some key differences between the two, such as that WACOM has more pressure levels and doesn’t require…

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Microsoft Introduces Surface 3, and I’m Not Impressed

Microsoft Introduces Surface 3, and I’m Not Impressed

By Rich W Woods First, let me get my rant out of the way. We are in an age where Apple is bragging about USB C in their new MacBook, a day later, Google starts bragging about two USB C ports in their new Pixel, and now, Microsoft is bragging about a full size USB 3.0 port in their Surface. Microsoft is a generation behind…again. Ok, rant over. Well, maybe another. The Surface 3 uses…

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