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Microsoft is preparing to announce details of a worldwide voluntary recall affecting AC power cables sold with its Surface Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3 tablets before July 2015, due to an overheating risk.
Several Windows Insiders using a Surface Pro 2 or 3 have reported that the upgrade to build 10122 keeps failing at around the 18% mark, and now Gabe Aul has posted a workaround for this issue.
With the Lumia 2520 and Surface 2 out of the race, rumors of a 10.1 inch tablet running Windows 10 have emerged. The specifications of the said device have also been revealed in benchmarks.
Microsoft is quietly putting the Surface Pro 2 to bed as the product has disappeared from the Microsoft store and even the link on Surface.com now leads to a dead end.
The Surface RT, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 3 all received firmware updates today as part of Patch Tuesday. Improvements for Ethernet, WiFi and the front-facing LifeCam were amongst the updates.
According to sources, Microsoft will stop stocking the Surface Pro 2 at most of its brick and mortar locations. Instead, interested party's will have to order the device online.
In a detailed blog post on the Windows blog, Microsoft, has provided information about a new tool called Sleep Study useful for diagnosing battery drain when the tablet is put to sleep.
Microsoft's previous-generation Surface Pro 2 high-performance tablet computer has got up to £150 cheaper in the UK on some models as pre-orders are taken for its larger successor, the Surface Pro 3.
A spokesperson for Microsoft has stated the company will continue to sell the 10.6 inch Surface Pro 2 "at this time", but its retail website is currently showing most of the models as "out of stock."
A new report, citing a number of unnamed sources, claims Microsoft won't be revealing a smaller Surface mini tablet on Tuesday after all, but it could be a smokescreen designed to find internal leaks.
Microsoft has decided not to release new firmware updates for its Surface tablets for a second straight month on "Patch Tuesday", one week before the rumored reveal of new Surface products.
Microsoft has posted a couple of quick outtakes from their most recent TV commercial, featuring Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson promoting the Surface Pro 2.
Microsoft has announced that owners of the Surface Pro or Pro 2 can now label it either as a PC or as a tablet for the purposes of their Office 365 subscription.
Microsoft got Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to promote their Surface Pro 2 tablet in the company's latest TV commercial, part of their "Honestly" series of ads.
Microsoft may have announced increases in revenue from sales of its Surface tablets but financial filings with the SEC show that the product line is still losing money.
Are you in the market for a Surface Pro 2, but can't afford to pay MSRP? If you're a student or staff member of a school, you're in luck: Microsoft is offering a discount to you for a limited time.
Microsoft decided not to release new firmware updates for any of its Surface tablets for April in favor of letting the devices download the new Windows 8.1 Update.
The Microsoft Store website is now selling the Surface Pro 2 for a limited time with a free wireless Xbox controler for Windows and two codes for free downloadable games.
Microsoft is offering the original Touch Cover with any Surface tablet purchsed through its online store by Saturday, including the recently released Surface 2 with LTE on AT&T.
Microsoft has revealed the details of the latest firmware updates for the Surface 2, Pro and Pro 2 tablets, which should be available via automatic download later today.
Microsoft has finally started taking pre-orders for the long awaited Surface Power Cover accessory for the price of $199.99, with shipments expected to begin on March 19th.
The FCC website has posted up documents that reveal Microsoft's plans to release a Surface Wireless Display Adapter HDMI dongle that should be able to display content from the tablets on older TVs.
It's been over five months since Microsoft announced plans to release the Surface Power Cover sometime in "early 2014" but the company has issued no further updates on its availability since then.
Microsoft has released new firmware updates for three of its four Surface tablets today, offering mostly bug fixes for the products but leaving out the older Surface RT.
This weekend, Microsoft is joining in the Super Bowl XLVIII fray as a way to help promote their Xbox One console with free rides in Manhattan along with a NFL Shop deal for Surface Pro and Pro 2.
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Microsoft will show a new version of its previously released Surface 2 TV commercial during the Grammy Awards on CBS Sunday, which features a background song by former Beatle Paul McCartney.
Microsoft said that it generated $893 million in revenues from sales of its Surface tablets and doubled the number of units sold compared to the previous quarter, despite supply shortages.
The Microsoft Store site is finally selling Surface 2 tablets again, after several weeks of the tablet being unavailable from that source. Some Surface Pro 2 models are still out of stock at the site.
Microsoft has started rolling out a new firmware update to some Surface Pro 2 users, although it is unclear if this is the update that was promised a month ago after the December firmware was pulled.
The Microsoft Store website still shows most of its Surface 2 tablets as "out of stock" three weeks after Christmas, and the company still has not offered a solid explanation on why this is happening.
The original Surface Pro is the only one of Microsoft's tablets that received a firmware update today as part of "Patch Tuesday" with Surface Pro 2 owners still waiting for their promised update.
A new Indiegogo project for the Surface Pro (and Pro 2) is a case for your tablet that adds multiple USB ports, angles the keyboard, and even includes some memory card readers. Will it reach its goal?
A message from a Surface Pro 2 owner on Microsoft's support forums claims the company will release updated firmware drivers for the tablet on Jan 14th, after pulling the update from December.
Microsoft has quietly upgraded the internals of the Surface Pro 2 to include an updated CPU but little else has changed internally on the device.
A new statement from Microsoft says that the company will work to offer a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 "as soon as possible" which may mean a quicker release than expected.
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Microsoft has now pulled the automatic firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 tablet released earlier in December due to increasing reports of errors from many users.
With less than a week to go before Christmas, the Microsoft Store website currently is out of stock of the Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 tablets but other sites and stores might have them for sale.
Many Surface Pro 2 owners have reported being unable to install the latest firmware update for the tablet. While Microsoft has not yet commented, there does seem to be a workaround for the issue.
Microsoft will release firmware updates for all four versions of its Surface tablets today, including major downloads for its two newest versions, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.
The Microsoft Store site shows that only the 128GB Surface Pro 2 tablet is currently on sale, with the other three models labeled as "out of stock", with similar issues occurring at other sites.
The Microsoft Store website is currently out of stock of the 32GB Surface 2 and the 512GB Surface Pro 2 tablets. The site also has cut the price of the 64GB Surface by $50.
A new report claims that the recent firmware update for Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 boosts the tablet's battery life by as much as 25 percent due to a change in the WiFi drivers.
A new report claims that Microsoft is going to spend $405 million this holiday season on its retail sales efforts in order to get people to buy 16 million Windows tablets.
Microsoft's product lifecycle page shows that their mainstream support for both the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets will end on April 10th, 2018, or about 4 1/2 years from now.
Microsoft has started selling its Surface Pro Docking Station accessory on the Microsoft Store website, well ahead of its previously announced launch date of early 2014.
Microsoft has released a manual download for a firmware and driver pack made for its Surface Pro 2 tablet that are compatible with with Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1 Enterprise.
Microsoft has released a series of videos showing its unique Music Kit accessory for its Surface tablets work, including how it can be used to create or alter music tracks, import files and more.