Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is almost upon us, and that means only one thing. Retailers are cutting prices of the second generation tablet in order to clear out inventories and entice buyers that were holding out their purchases. The Surface Pro 2 is Redmond’s second most powerful tablet — not all that far off from the...

Released late last year, the Surface Pro 2 is not just an excellent tablet, it iss by far the finest device put up by Microsoft in quite a while. The second generation unit rounds up several issues present in the original Surface Pro. And now the technology titan has launched a special promotion for graduates,...

Oh, Surface WiFi bugs, we meet again! Microsoft it appears still has a little extra mile to go before they can master the wireless connectivity situation on their Surface line of tablets. The original Surface RT suffered from quite a few bugs, almost all of which were fixed in the months that followed the release....

Hardware is tough, tough business, and Microsoft is finding this fact out with each passing month. Making wholesales changes in software is not always the easiest of things, but hardware is a totally different ball game. Take the Surface Pro 2 tablets, for instance. The company upgraded the CPU in the deluxe slate in...

Tablets powered by Windows 8.1 Pro may be a step behind other solutions when it comes to firmware and driver issues, but boy, adding and subtracting hardware elements in these devices is certified snap. We can thank the x64 architecture for this — and the myriad of choices this architecture offers. Take the Surface...

There’s a thing called dedication, and Microsoft it seems, has it in spades. Take this specific instance for example, of the company working through the holidays to fix and test an updated firmware for its Surface Pro 2 tablet. The story goes like this — Microsoft, last week, pulled the large December firmware update...

Microsoft rolled out a new firmware update for its second generation Surface Pro tablet earlier this month, as scheduled, with the intention of improving and optimizing the battery life and performance of its premium slate. But as reported earlier, the update is causing more harm than good. Some users that have...

Some Surface Pro 2 users are battling some problems with their firmware update rolled out as part of this month’s Patch Tuesday updates. A few have reported battery issues, while for others the package fails to install altogether. And that is despite the fact that it is being delivered via the integrated Windows...

It has been round about two months since the second generation Surface lineup was officially unveiled, but the tablets only started shipping out late last month. And now Microsoft is ready to share more details on the development of the slates. Using the refreshed slates, the most obvious feeling one gets is that they...

Windows 8 is an incredibly complex operating system, in that it caters to both desktop and tablet needs. What this means is that unlike other competing mobile platforms, Windows powered slates end up with a rather limited amount of usable storage capacity. Usable storage capacity, in this case being the amount...