Surface Pro 3: Great Service at the Microsoft Store

I dropped by the Microsoft Store to invest some time getting to know the Surface 3. Almost as an afterthought on the way in I decided to make an appointment to see a technical specialist while I was in there. The main problem was that the keyboard was unresponsive when waking from sleep. The keys would light up but the key presses did not register on the Surface Pro 3. The workaround was to remove and replace the keyboard after resuming from sleep.  This was mildly annoying and downright embarrassing when I had to do this in front of other … Continue reading Surface Pro 3: Great Service at the Microsoft Store

Surface Pro 3 Core i7 has Landed

I went to the local Microsoft Store and picked up my pre-ordered Surface Pro 3 Core i7.  Went with black for the keyboard, Microsoft Complete and in a last moment quick decision I went for the full 512 GB storage.  Here’s the basic specifications. Intel ® Core(TM)  i7-4650U CPU @ 1.7 GHz    2.30 GHz Intel ® HD Graphics 5000 It’s fast, quiet, and I’m really happy with the new aspect ratio.  I was concerned about the new pen technology but everything I use on a regular basis works just fine so far.  Overall, I’m thrilled. More early impressions soon.  Stay … Continue reading Surface Pro 3 Core i7 has Landed