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Microsoft Delivers First Firmware Update for Surface Pro 3 Commented on: 4 weeks ago (June 20, 2014)

I would probably advise doing the firmware update separately, and when it concludes coming back and picking up the malware def update--I've got a really fast connection and although I can download...

Is 2014 the Year of the Hybrid PC? Commented on: 5 weeks ago (June 14, 2014)

2014 will be, I predict, the year the general markets rediscover the absolute joys of desktop computing (not to mention the absolute value of it)...It would also help out tremendously if companies...

Skype for iPhone "Remastered" ... to Look Like Skype for Windows Phone Commented on: 6 weeks ago (June 12, 2014)

@ J. Salvato

I think I'll hurl if I hear "UI guidelines" one more time...;) Please, can we talk about something meaningful? The only folks I've ever known who actually cry over spilled UI...

Update 1 Becomes Mandatory on Windows 8.1 Today Commented on: 6 weeks ago (June 11, 2014)

Heh...;) I've never seen such a fuss over simple updates before...! With Google and Apple the updates are silent *but if you don't update to the prerequisites they require for future updates*...

Surface Pro 3 Tip: Access the Firmware Commented on: 6 weeks ago (June 8, 2014)

(Most of this won't apply to the SP3, but I thought I'd mention it for those folks who have other Win8.x laptops but may not be aware of some UEFI/Secure Boot specifics.)

At home I have...

First Surface Pro 3 Ad Appears Commented on: 6 weeks ago (June 7, 2014)

Tablet sales are dropping like the proverbial stone (because people have seen the Emperor wears no clothes, etc., and the fad has about run its course), so I would hope Microsoft would stay far...

Google Chrome Goes 64-Bit on Windows Commented on: 7 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

From the Island of Dr. Moreau, this just in:

"Our 6,743 Independent test manimals running both 32 & 64-bit versions of Google Chrome report that Chrome 64 is crashing a full 20% less...

Surface Pro 3: When Bad Things Happen to a Good Tablet Commented on: 7 weeks ago (June 5, 2014)

Ah, the joys of portable, laptop computing...makes the heart grow fonder, it truly does...;) (As well as so thankful I no longer have to putz around with batteries and sleep states!)

New Start Menu Delayed Until 2015? Commented on: 7 weeks ago (June 2, 2014)

It's incredibly embarrassing that third-party companies can engineer very decent Start Menus for Win8.1.1, and have been doing so for quite awhile--Start Menus which interfere with nothing at all...

Surface Pro 3: Understanding the Hardware in Each Version Commented on: 8 weeks ago (May 25, 2014)

I think this is a great step forward for Microsoft and that it indicates that the people who understand Microsoft's markets are back in charge, finally! Leave the "tablet think" to Apple and...

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