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…


March update for the Surface Pro 3 adds new pen functions

Last month there were no updates from Microsoft for the Surface Pro 3 but the updates are back and this month with a pen update. The update is a new driver for the Surface Pen v3.0.64.0 than Microsoft say enables new features in from the Surface app in the Windows…

With VLC for Windows you can finally play any video on a Surface

Last week a universal app version of VLC for Windows was released which for the first time works on Windows Phone, Intel powered Windows 8.1 and ARM powered Windows devices like the Surface 2. VLC for Windows finally brings a media play that will most of the video formats you…


The Digital Lifestyle Show #486 – Farewell Windows RT

This week on the show Jason and I talk about the end of the road for Windows RT, with the discontinuation of the Surface 2 and the Lumia 2520 the last of the Windows RT devices has gone out of production. However we do have some good news as Windows…

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