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Posted 09 January 2013 - 14:00
Posted 10 January 2013 - 19:08
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Posted 10 January 2013 - 19:36
I noticed that as well. Nice to see that Microsoft are doing everything they can to fix the issues with Surface, I also noticed that the performance hit when Surface runs low on space is fixed as well. Some people are just impatient though and expect it to be perfect straight away.
Posted 10 January 2013 - 19:39
In all fairness, its not like MS is new to the OS market. I would kind of expect it to be past the stage of taking up so much space, at least by the time they launch.
Posted 16 January 2013 - 20:00
Posted 16 January 2013 - 20:21
Posted 16 January 2013 - 20:38
Seems a bit of an understatement to call it a caching bug when it returned over half of our available space on the device.
So is this just surface specific or does it extend to Rt and 8 in general through some other non-firmware patch?
Posted 16 January 2013 - 20:45
Posted 16 January 2013 - 20:58
I don't understand what you mean. The impact on a specific user doesn't change the nature of the bug. If you hit the bug and did a lot of app installs/updates, the cumulative size of those downloaded packages stuck in the cache can be quite large.
Posted 17 January 2013 - 01:11
Except I don't know anyone that had ever installed anywhere near the size of the freed space. (ie I had about 2GB of apps installed and still got 8+GB back. On our other one that is shared by two people, it had maybe 500MB of apps per user and still saw the exact same 8GB+ returned space.) ie use of the device seems to have little to no bearing on the amount returned or we wouldn't have all seen roughly the same amount.
Posted 29 January 2013 - 06:28
No. Android 4.2 added native multi-user support to tablet versions of the OS.
This thread made me realize something something else.
Isn't the Surface(or rather Windows8/RT tablets) the only one to natively offer proper multi user support.