Surface 3: Silence is golden, 3:2 & 200 pixels

Silence is Golden No fan!  I want to see how well the Surface 3 performs for one application where silence is golden: audio recording.  I found that the original Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 were all fine for audio recording using high-end external microphones and USB interfaces, but for critical recordings you can’t have even the whisper quiet fan of the Surface Pro units in the background. Aspect Ratio 3:2 and 200 pixels. Surface 3 will have the same as 3:2 aspect ratio as Surface Pro 3 and for the 1 0.8” inch screen the resolution: … Continue reading Surface 3: Silence is golden, 3:2 & 200 pixels

Surface Pro 3: Great Service at the Microsoft Store

Things go wrong from time to time and what is important is how people deal with those adversities. Last week I wandered into the Microsoft Store near me  with my Surface Pro 3. I wasn’t unhappy, but a little concerned. It seemed to be running warm and the fan was running more frequently than seemed warranted when the system was basically idle. I had to make an appointment to see an expert and that was okay. They were busy, but I was able make that appointment for an hour later the same day.  I had other things to do during … Continue reading Surface Pro 3: Great Service at the Microsoft Store