Cheap Surface Pro 3 Upgrades Arrive

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Microsoft is kicking off a new trade-in program designed to let users get their hands on a cheap Surface Pro 3, provided that they own a previous generation Surface. The company, which began selling the Surface Pro 3 last summer, revealed the trade-in program last week. It’s promising as much as $650 for users who […]

Surface Pro 3 Review

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For years, it’s been the belief of most that hardware is only as good as the software running on it. Make no mistake, this is true. It’s why Apple’s iPhone first took off and is still popular. It’s why millions of users install Microsoft Office on their machines despite there being free alternatives. It’s also […]

5 Top Windows 8 Tablets: Asus Transformer Book & More

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Before Windows 8, the state of the Windows tablet market was absolutely laughable. Microsoft, the biggest software company around didn’t have a single Windows tablet they could point potential buyers to for the best experience. To be clear, the problem wasn’t that Microsoft was missing a direct competitor to Apple’s iPad. No, the problem was […]

Surface Pro 3 Price Cut Brings Needed Savings

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Microsoft’ Surface Pro 3 Windows 2-in-1 is well-known for its kickstand and detachable keyboard, but it isn’t necessarily the most affordable Windows PC users can purchase. For a limited time Microsoft is changing that with a Surface Pro 3 price cut designed to save on the best Windows 2-in-1 available. The Microsoft Store website seems […]

Surface Pro 3 vs. iPad Air 2

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Just a few years ago we were only just toying with the idea of device convergence. Tech reporters and industry insiders predicted a future when having so many devices wouldn’t be necessary. You’d pick up your iPhone and it’d have a terrific camera, make phone calls and act as your computer. That day is here […]

iPad Pro Rumors Suggest Real Surface Pro 3 Competitor

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The iPad Pro has been gaining traction in the rumor mill, and the latest piece of information to make its way out is the possibility of the larger iPad coming with the option of a stylus. The late Steve Jobs has mentioned in the past that styli for touch screens is a bad idea, but […]

eTauro USB Charger DUC Reveiw: A more convenient Surface Pro 3 Dock

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 users can buy Microsoft’s expensive $200 docking station designed for the 2-in-1 tablet and turn the Surface Pro 3 into a desktop computer, but it’s not as convenient as the eTauro USB Charger DUC that adds much of the same functionality, but will travel thanks to a small form factor. The […]

How to Get Back Suface Pro 3’s “Add a Wireless Display Link”

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 includes Wireless Display technology so that users can show their Microsoft Surface Pro 3 display content on a TV, projector or monitor with Wireless Display (also called Wi-Di). The “Add a wireless display” link in the project settings screen on the Surface Pro 3 gets removed for some users thanks to a recent […]

How to Set Up Your New Surface Pro 3

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Maybe Microsoft’s entertaining holiday themed commercials enticed you to buy a Surface Pro 3 or maybe a very generous family member gifted one. Now it’s time to set it up and get ready to use this versatile and fun tablet/laptop. We’ll share with readers some basic steps that will help users get the most out […]

Why Buy a Surface Pro 3 Over a Windows Notebook

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Windows notebooks with ridiculously low price points have become the norm. Spend a little bit more money and you can get a Windows notebook with a touchscreen and as much storage as you can ever hope to fill in your life time. Windows tablets have become ridiculously cheap too and now offer Desktop app compatibility. […]

4 Ways to Make the Surface Pro 3 More Personal

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For a company that only has a two years of experience developing tablets and smartphones, the Surface Pro 3 is a remarkably good device. Microsoft stuffed it with a lot of decent hardware. There’s a 12-inch high-definition display for watching movies, looking at documents and browsing the web. The Surface Pro 3 has the heart […]

eBay Cyber Monday 2014 Deal has Surface Pro 3 for $699

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Shoppers who’ve waited until now to purchase Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 can save big if they take advantage of eBay’s slate of Cyber Monday 2014 deals. The online retailer will take $100 off the Surface Pro 3 beginning Monday. eBay, one of the world’s most popular auction sites revealed some of its Cyber Monday […]

5 Cool Things a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Can Do

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 replaces a laptop very well and works as a large tablet when needed, which makes it a great alternative to both the MacBook Air and an iPad Air or iPad Air 2. For the last few months the 2-in-1 tablet/laptop served well as my primary mobile computer and at-home tablet. […]

5 Best Windows 8 Notebooks & 2-in-1s

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That Windows 8 notebook and 2-in-1s are so exciting is a testament to how much the computing industry has changed since Microsoft last shipped a major update to its Windows 8 operating system. It wasn’t that long ago that every Windows notebook you could possibly purchase came with some basic flourishes. Each had a clam […]

5 Best Microsoft Surface Games

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When they debuted in 2012, Microsoft’s Surface and Surface Pro 2 devices were hailed as contraptions. Though many acknowledged that there might be a market for a device that shared the features of both a laptop and a tablet, few concluded that Microsoft had managed to mix these devices into something normal users would consider […]

Future Surface Pro 3 Successor Confirmed?

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The Surface Pro 3 hasn’t been on store shelves for a full year, but Microsoft may have just given us our first hint at what’s coming next for the tablet and, ironically, it appears to be more of the same. The first real revelations about the Surface Pro 3’s future came earlier this week in […]

Surface Pro 3 vs MacBook Air Ads: How Accurate Are They?

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Microsoft took a page from Apple’s popular Mac v. PC ad campaign with Jonathan Hodgman and Justin Long. You know the ads: the two stand in front of a white background and Justin Long represents the Mac as he sympathetically pokes fun at Hodgman as the woefully inadequate PC. This time Microsoft compares the Microsoft Surface Pro […]

Surface Pro 3 NFL Ad is Football and Nothing Else

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Microsoft has enjoyed a deal with the National Football League in America for some time, but lately its been pushing to eek even more publicity and notoriety for its Surface tablets. Early last week the company revealed a new television ad, one that doesn’t so much explain each feature of the Surface Pro 3 as […]

Deal Gives MacBook Air Users Up To $650 to Switch to Surface Pro 3

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Earlier this morning Microsoft debuted a new advertisement that compares its Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 to Apple’s MacBook Air laptop. In that ad, the Surface Pro 3 wins because of its powerful processor, touch screen and included pen input. Now it seems Microsoft is ready to drive that message home, offering owners of the MacBook […]