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I'm using Microsoft's ultimate laptop full-time, and this guide--a complete collection of all of my Surface Book how-to articles---can help you do the same.
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Surface Book handles storage expansion quite a bit differently than all previous Surface models, offering a full-sized SD slot rather than microSD.
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Once you're up and running with your new Surface Book, you should consider registering it with Microsoft. You might also extend the warranty to two years.
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While the NVIDIA dGPU found in some Surface Book models is still somewhat mysterious, those who go this route gain some unique additional capabilities.
In my experience the real-world battery life of Microsoft Band 2 is 24 hours or less if you use the GPS. So my advice is to charge it every day if possible.
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Looking at a new Surface? The Microsoft Store is now offering a Surface trade-in program that can net you up to $700 towards the purchase of a new Surface.
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Microsoft has released new firmware for the Surface Book and the Pro 4 that is should address the screen flickering issue many users have seen.
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You can charge your Surface Book using the power adapter that came with the device, or with Surface Dock. But you can't use previous Surface Pro chargers.
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Surface Book does not behave like other 2-in-1s and let you access Tablet mode when you detach its keyboard base. Fortunately, you can easily fix this.
I have high hopes for the new Apple TV. But my first impressions are a bit mixed, as this device is still incomplete and only a minor step forward.
Surface Book ships with the new Surface Pen, which lets you swap out the Pen tip with your choice of tips courtesy of the new Surface Pen Tip Kit.
Surface Book doesn't have dedicated screen brightness keys. But it does support this functionality via secret keyboard shortcuts, and they work great.