I've noticed a significant improvement in battery life after this update.
That's very true!
Don't forget that the Surface Pro 3 is only 70 g heavier than the original iPad 1 with 3G.
To be fair, you can use a Bluetooth mouse which doesn't require use of the USB port.
You can buy my current Surface Pro 2 if you wish! Core i5, 8GB RAM / 256 GB SSD.
I'll be selling it as soon as my new Surface Pro 3 arrives! :-)
It was very smart to go with 3:2 at 2160 x 1440 because this allows the screen to scale perfectly at a factor of either 2.0 or 1.5, resulting in crystal clear scaling at 150% and 200...
I'm the opposite. I too am a .NET developer (and VB before then) but I am focusing on Metro apps instead of Win 32, especially the new universal metro apps.
However, I still develop web...
It's highly debatable whether you get the best devices as an iOS user.
Certainly, the high-end Windows Phones (running WP8.1) are superior to any iPhone in virtually all areas, as are many...
The problem with the Control Panel is that it's not optimised for touch (tablets). That's why the new Settings stuff exists.
Originally when Windows 8.0 came out, you often had to revert to...
There IS still a need for a Start screen, mainly for the tablets, and especially the smaller tablets.