Hardware http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12350/more en More Movement in Microsoft’s Health Platform? http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/more-movement-microsoft-s-health-platform <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.winbeta.org/news/microsoft-abandons-its-own-healthvault-app-is-this-part-of-something-larger" target="_blank">Winbeta.org overnight</a> picked up on an email going out to users of the HealthVault app for Windows Phone. Microsoft is using the email to notify Windows Phone users that the HealthVault app is being retired due to it providing a poor experience.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/more-movement-microsoft-s-health-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/more-movement-microsoft-s-health-platform#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:42:00 +0000 78741 at http://winsupersite.com Windows 10 Updates Not at Fault for New #BatteryGate Issue, Says Microsoft http://winsupersite.com/hardware/windows-10-updates-not-fault-new-batterygate-issue-says-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Just quick update on the latest issue that is plaguing Surface Pro 3 owners. The problem is a new one that has surfaced recently, though some say they&rsquo;ve experienced it for months.</p> <p>Read here to catch up: <a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/batterygate-continues-surface-pro-3-lgc-batteries-now-fault">#Batterygate Continues &ndash; Surface Pro 3 LGC Batteries Now at Fault</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/windows-10-updates-not-fault-new-batterygate-issue-says-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/windows-10-updates-not-fault-new-batterygate-issue-says-microsoft#comments Surface Pro 3 Hardware Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:12:00 +0000 78731 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Band: Fix for Cortana Not Activating http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-band-fix-cortana-not-activating <div class="node-body article-body"><p>This may seem like a silly thing, but it happens more than you think &ndash; so it&rsquo;s worth a mention.</p> <p>Once the Microsoft Band started hitting international markets, many in Europe found working with Cortana to be a difficult thing to master. One specific issue commonly reported is that after holding the Action Button to activate Cortana nothing happens. Cortana doesn&rsquo;t even go into &ldquo;listening mode.&rdquo; The function just doesn&rsquo;t work.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-band-fix-cortana-not-activating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-band-fix-cortana-not-activating#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:06:00 +0000 78721 at http://winsupersite.com Hands On with the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit http://winsupersite.com/hardware/hands-surface-diagnostic-toolkit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Test your Surface hardware in ways you did not even think were possible with this handy toolkit.</div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/hands-surface-diagnostic-toolkit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/hands-surface-diagnostic-toolkit#comments diagnostics Hardware Microsoft surface Surface Diagnostic Toolkit tool kit toolkit Hardware Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:10:00 +0000 78661 at http://winsupersite.com #Batterygate Continues – Surface Pro 3 LGC Batteries Now at Fault http://winsupersite.com/hardware/batterygate-continues-surface-pro-3-lgc-batteries-now-fault <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft just recently delivered a firmware update to fix certain Surface Pro 3 tablets that had been experiencing battery storage problems for months. Customers complained to no avail it seemed until the press corps took up the mantle of reporting the ongoing problems.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/hardware/batterygate-continues-surface-pro-3-lgc-batteries-now-fault" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/hardware/batterygate-continues-surface-pro-3-lgc-batteries-now-fault#comments Microsoft Surface Hardware Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:55:00 +0000 78651 at http://winsupersite.com FAQ: Warranty Status of a Replaced Microsoft Band http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/faq-warranty-status-replaced-microsoft-band <div class="node-body article-body"><p>I see/hear this question quite a bit, so it&rsquo;s worth an answer.</p> <p>The question is: When I get a Microsoft Band replaced, does the original warranty transfer, or does the new Band come with a new warranty?</p> <p>Answer: According to the Microsoft warranty documents (<a href="https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-band/en-us/support/documents" target="_blank">HERE</a>)&hellip;</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/faq-warranty-status-replaced-microsoft-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/faq-warranty-status-replaced-microsoft-band#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:58:00 +0000 78611 at http://winsupersite.com Using Microsoft Band App without Microsoft Band http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/using-microsoft-band-app-without-microsoft-band <div class="node-body article-body"><p>You should already be aware that Microsoft recently used an update to <a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-android-becomes-microsoft-band">change Microsoft Health app to Microsoft Band app</a>. Many are confused why the company did this, considering its been rumored that Microsoft is exiting the fitness wearable hardware market and will no longer produce its Microsoft Band bracelet.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/using-microsoft-band-app-without-microsoft-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/using-microsoft-band-app-without-microsoft-band#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:55:00 +0000 78591 at http://winsupersite.com The State of the Microsoft Health Platform http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/state-microsoft-health-platform <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The recently rumored news that Microsoft will back away from its fitness hardware (read: Microsoft Band) and put focus back on its Health platform stoked my interest for figuring out where the company&rsquo;s technology and services actually stand. As a sort of State-of-the-Union address, I can cut to the chase and say that the overall picture is not good. And, maybe that&rsquo;s why the company may be backing down from delivering devices. It needs to get rid of distractions so that it can get back to improving a critical piece of the ecosystem.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/state-microsoft-health-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/state-microsoft-health-platform#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Health Microsoft HealthVault Microsoft Band Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:42:00 +0000 78581 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Health Becomes Microsoft Band http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-android-becomes-microsoft-band <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In an update today for Microsoft Health Android, Microsoft is providing a new name for the app. The new app is simply called <em>Microsoft Band</em>.</p> <p>Huh? You might wonder&hellip;</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-android-becomes-microsoft-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-android-becomes-microsoft-band#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:47:00 +0000 78431 at http://winsupersite.com Is the Samsung Gear Fit 2 a Good Microsoft Band 2 Replacement? http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/samsung-gear-fit-2-good-microsoft-band-2-replacement <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Rumor is circulating that Microsoft wants to exit the hardware business completely. New details around the company&rsquo;s potential exit from the fitness wearable hardware market, a new Windows 10 smartphone from HP, an InFocus built Surface Hub clone, and some Surface tablet-like knock-offs from Lenovo show that this might is not be out of the realm of near term possibility.</p></div> <p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/samsung-gear-fit-2-good-microsoft-band-2-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/samsung-gear-fit-2-good-microsoft-band-2-replacement#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Band Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:52:00 +0000 78351 at http://winsupersite.com