Surface Pro 3 : Ultimate Portable Recording Studio

Surface Pro 3 on the road for recording I just got a new high end ribbon microphone and  after putting it through its paces in the studio, I had to take it out into the field. I loaded Audacity on the Surface Pro 3, packed up my newly acquired Presonus Audiobox 22VSL and I was ready to go.  The Presonus comes bundled with Studio One and I later found that this works very well too. The Surface Pro 3 is about the same weight as the Presonus interface. It worked flawlessly. It was as fast and responsive as any of my desktop machines for this … Continue reading Surface Pro 3 : Ultimate Portable Recording Studio

Surface Pro 3 in the house!

It’s Surface Pro 3 Launch Day in Canada! I was at the Microsoft Store bright and early to get my Surface Pro 3 – Core i7 with 8 Gigabytes of RAM and 512 Gigabyte SSD. I already have a Surface Pro 2 with 8 Gigabytes of RAM and 256 Gigabyte SSD.  I wanted to explore the outer limits of performance and capacity with the latest machine. First ImpressionsThe Surface Pro 3 is beautiful and fast and I immediately noticed that there’s about a 1/3 more vertical real-estate. This is going to make a huge difference in Visual Studio 2013 and … Continue reading Surface Pro 3 in the house!