Surface Book and a 4K monitor

With 4K TVs coming down in price I was curious to see if I could use a 4K TV as a monitor with my Surface Book. For this discussion I’m using the UHD-1 definition4K is  3840 x 2160 pixelsThat’s the equivalent of four 1920 x 1080 monitors. Why would anyone want to do this? Well in my case it was because I was already running four 24” monitors with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. When I came across a great deal on a 48 inch 4K TV it held the promise to get the equivalent of my four monitors all … Continue reading Surface Book and a 4K monitor

A Note to Our Customers from The Microsoft Surface Team

  A Note to Our Customers from The Microsoft Surface Team Josh_F asked on December 11, 2015 Microsoft Forum Owner Wiki Author Accomplishments Microsoft Forum Owner Wiki Author First, a big thanks to all of our customers for your open and candid feedback on Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. For those of you who’ve had a less-than-perfect experience, we’re sorry for any frustration this has caused. Please know that we’re reading your comments and hearing you loud and clear. Your input is incredibly valuable in helping us address your questions with timely updates and fixes. Since launch, we have … Continue reading A Note to Our Customers from The Microsoft Surface Team

The First Application I Install

When I set up a new machine there is a suite of applications that I install immediately. ActiveWords is at the top of the list and has been for over a decade. I do a lot of writing every day and a great deal of it is repetitive. Snippets of text, links to references, common phrases and I do this dozens of times an hour. ActiveWords sits there quietly monitoring my keystrokes and it automatically substitutes text, runs scripts to do tasks, opens documents, opens websites.  And it does all this from within any application that I am running. There’s … Continue reading The First Application I Install