Microsoft Surface Pro 3 October Firmware update adds support for the new accessories

Microsoft have released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 adding support for the new Surface accessories. The October update has new firmware that adds support for the new Microsoft Surface Dock and the Surface Pro 4 Type cover so you can use both devices on the Surface Pro…

How to fix a Type Cover not working on a Surface Pro 3 (with video)

A couple of years ago I wrote about how to fix keyboard problems with the original Surface RT and it remains a popular post on the site. I have come across another problem with the Surface Pro keyboard that causes it to not work at all looking like a major…


Surface Pro 3 September firmware update

Microsoft have released new firmware for the Surface Pro 3 but don’t get to excited. The September update has just a new USB 3 card reader driver which improves the system power usage when an SD card is inserted. There are no other changes so no Wifi improvements or better…


August updates for the Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3

Microsoft continue rolling out updates for the Surface devices which updates for the Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3. The updates is an Intel graphics driver that should improve performance and stability on Windows 10. There are no updates for the Surface RT or Surface 2 or Surface 3….


Surface 3 4G LTE coming to the UK this Friday

If you have been waiting for a Surface 3 with built in 4G/LTE you won’t have to wait much longer. Microsoft are going to release the 4G Surface 3 for business customers July 3rd via O2 and via resellers in the next few weeks. Microsoft say the focus is on…


May firmware updates for the Surface Pro 2 and 3

Microsoft have released another set of firmware updates for the Surface Pro 2 and for the Surface Pro 3 devices. This time the monthly updates include a new HD Graphics driver that has better performance and improved Miracast (wireless display) support. Hopefully the improved Miracast driver will mean it works…


The Digital Lifestyle Show #494 – Go Go Insider Rangers

Welcome to this week’s podcast where we once again have a packed show. We talk about the new build of Windows 10, Music and OneDrive syncing, Spartan Browser, Windows 10 on phones and the new Intel based Surface 3 announced this week. Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via RSS , XML…


Surface Pro 3 – The Tablet That Replaces Your Server

Wait! What? Did he say “Server”?! Alright, so perhaps that’s cutting close to click baiting but hopefully you’ll see the funny side. In my original post discussing my reasons for choosing a Surface Pro 3 to replace my laptop I explained that it would need to meet my work needs….


Microsoft announced a new Intel powered Surface 3

The Surface Pro 3 has been be a success for Microsoft, it has sold relatively well and had very good reviews from the tech press. I love my device with the only issue being that they are premium devices with a starting prices of £579 without a keyboard. Microsoft seem…

March update for the Surface updates audio and display drivers

Microsoft may have discontinued the Surface 2 but they are continuing to support the old Surface. The March update for the original Surface includes audio and display drivers which Microsoft “improves audio and video experience and enhances system stability.” [updated, the fix is for the original Surface] The updates are distributed…

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