Microsoft Relents: Pushes Back Windows 8.1 Update Deadline One Month

Remember that post from yesterday that said users needed to update Windows 8.1 by tomorrow, May 13, in order to continue receiving security patches and updates? You know this one: Microsoft: Update Windows 8.1 by May 13 or Else? Well you can forget about the immediate rush, and relax if you haven’t found time to do […]

Microsoft Pulls Faulty Surface Pro 2 Firmware Update

If you’re a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 owner and you’re having problems after the latest round of firmware updates you are apparently not alone. Microsoft released a number of updates for the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 on December 10, the latest Patch Tuesday release date. Since then a number of users were reporting […]

Microsoft December Patch Tuesday Includes Surface Firmware Updates

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It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday and that means a round of security and non-security updates for Windows in all shapes and sizes. The updates include security updates for Office products as well. Microsoft releases patches on the second Tuesday of each month and today’s updates also include firmware updates for the newly released Surface 2 Tablets. […]

The Microsoft Surface 2 Take 2

Sometimes you get a lemon. And with gadget lemons it is tough to make lemonade. I’ve had a Microsoft Surface 2 since launch night on October 22 and have written quite a bit about my experiences. (See the links at the end of this post.) Early on with the device I experienced a few random […]