Friday, June 13, 2014 - 5:38pm

Does anyone else remember the old HP TC1100 from the first Tablet PC era? I really wish HP or someone would come out with an updated version of that that. It was a great hybrid before its time.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 8:01pm

I'm not Paul but no. It's powered by the connection to the Surface and not wireless. Which is nice because it doesn't need to be paired or have separate batteries.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7:57pm

To be fair, even with the keyboard extra it's still more in line with the MB Air, not MB Pro. It's also more capable than both so a much better value for the money.

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:59pm

Glad to see it has GB Ethernet. I was floored when I got my SP dock and it was only 100MB.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 7:09pm

Installed it and it's nice. One thing I really hoped it would let me do is group my email tiles but that doesn't seem to be an option.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 4:42am

This does work well as workarounds go. I have a bunch of video in avi format that skydrive doesn't see and my surface also won't play directly. But I can PlayTo my xb1 from the surface and it's...

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 5:49pm

Does it support hover? Does the cursor move if the pen isn't touching?

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 5:16pm

I got one. It is well made but still to expensive for what you get. In 2013 I just assumed it would be gb Ethernet and it wasn't until I was doing a large copy from another computer that I...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 3:39pm

How does it work with the MSR Blink app? Does it still store the big and small version?

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 3:00pm

Mine is on order and I can't wait. Sadly things are still not quite perfect for me because I still need my small point and shoot for backpacking trips because of the battery life. Still not...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 4:21pm

I had the exact same 1st reaction to the screen. It's the anti-glare coating that was on early Tablet PCs. It shouldn't be needed any more on a good display. I think it still would have been...

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 5:06pm

Couple of things:
1) Any email address can be linked to a Microsoft Account. You don't have to switch email if you don't want to.
2) The only reason we've seen so much focus on Live TV...

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 6:28pm

Relax, that's not how it works.

Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 3:29am

I'll try the app pw again. I couldn't get it to work with my xbox the first time and also tried the authenticator app with no luck.

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 10:00pm

It's not in my settings list either. Is yours also one of the ones they gave out at Build 2012? In the Extras+Info section it lists a Canadian model name. I wonder if that has anything to do with...

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 8:46pm

Hmm, just did the update on my 920 and I don't see it.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 7:01pm

MS should turn around and start asking for 30% of sales that go through the Windows iTunes app.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 12:23pm

Mine locked up on me a few weeks ago. Holding the power button wouldn't even get a response but I knew that hardware makers usually add reset features. So I started holding different button...

Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 1:18am

Thanks Paul, this has been a very valuable series. I really like my RT but it doesn't quite fill my needs. Your article about the usb3 dock nudged me into deciding that it's worth the upgrade.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 11:58pm

I don't think it's a bad thing. My leatherman multitool isn't the best knife or the best screwdriver but I use it more than my larger knife or screwdriver because I always have it with me. The...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 11:53pm

I think it works fine as a tablet. 7" is too small imo. It's light enough for me to use one handed. The battery life is long enough to get me through the day. 4G/LTE would be nice I admit. I...

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 5:34pm

They were out at the MS store in Portland too so I'm on the waiting list. While it's tempting to get all upset I'm just not. In the grand scheme of things this isn't a big deal; I can just wait...

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 4:16am

I agree. I'm still using the zune software with the service, which was quite good.

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 2:54am

Thanks much for all the great detail. I fully understand that this isn't the perfect device and I wish they would stop pushing it as the "no compromise" pc. There is compromise for sure.

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:45pm

Well, since I've not tried it for myself I'm naturally ignorant to some extent. I can only extrapolate from my laptop experience. If they're working on it I think I'll take the plunge anyway.

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 6:05pm

Paul, isn't the scaling only an issue if you use both displays at the same time? I've found it works best to only use the second display when plugged in and save my laptop screen for when I'm on...

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 7:50pm

Has the 30% cut issue really been resolved? I thought Apple wanted to apply it to subscriptions as well.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 2:41pm

64GB microSD card is about $60 on newegg. So 128GB Surface RT is still cheaper than the 128 iPad.

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