Last night, Microsoft issued major new firmware updates for both Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. As with the previous updates for these systems this month, both only apply to those who have installed the Anniversary Update.
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This morning, Microsoft announced a new line of Surface Special Edition NFL Type Covers. Designed for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pro 3, these new Type Covers are available for all 32 NFL Football teams and will cost $160 in the US and Canada.
Just days after releasing an important Intel graphics driver update for its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4, Microsoft issued a major set of firmware updates for both devices as well.
An important update to the Intel HD Graphics driver has finally been approved by Microsoft for delivery to Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. It should improve performance and reliability across the board, Intel says.
Microsoft announced today that it is bringing the 1 TB versions of its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices to 10 new markets These devices had been available only in the U.S. and Canada since their initial January launch.
Microsoft has issued June 2016 firmware updates for its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 tablets. And that means they may have just fixed an issue I'd been experiencing with Surface Book.
While there's been no official announcement, Microsoft is now offering a Surface Membership plan for its Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Surface 3, allowing small business customers to buy the devices on a monthly payment plan.
Microsoft is offering new updates for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book today. This isn't the first set up updates for these devices this month, but the big change is that Microsoft appears to finally be abandoning the term "firmware updates" in favor of the more correct "drive updates."
If you have one of Microsoft's newest Surface devices, it's time to fire up Windows Update: The software giant has delivered the May 2016 firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Microsoft issued massive sets of firmware updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 last night, while Surface Pro 3 also received a smaller set of Surface Dock-related firmware updates.
Microsoft this morning quietly launched a more expensive new "Signature" version of its Surface Pro 4 Type Cover which it says is crafted using two-tone gray mélange Alcantara fabric. But the Type Cover is lacking a fingerprint reader, which makes it a lot less enticing for a premium accessory.
Good news for those living outside the United States and Canada who would like to purchase Microsoft's awesome Surface Pro 4 Type Cover with Fingerprint ID: It's now available for pre-order in 26 new markets.
As I wrote yesterday, my Surface Book sleep problems appear to be fixed by the recent firmware update. But what happened? Why did some Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 devices succumb to power management issues that didn't seem to impact many other new PCs?
After four long months, the nightmare is over, at least for me: Thanks to a recent firmware update, Surface Book---and the nearly identical Surface Pro 4---can now sleep and wake up normally.
Microsoft has released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book that finally allows the machines to enter a sleep state.