Over the weekend, Microsoft pushed out some updates for its Surface Book 2 detachable PC. The main improvements have to do with graphics performance, but it also has some security fixes.
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Microsoft has released a set of new driver and firmware updates for the AMD variants of the Surface Laptop 3, plus the three-year-old Surface Book 2. The former has a longer list of updates.
Microsoft's Surface devices have gradually been receiving new firmware and driver updates in the past couple of weeks, and now, some Surface Book and Pro models are joining the fray.
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Microsoft has released new firmware updates for its Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro X PCs, and for the latter, the firmware update actually lights up a promised feature: Eye Contact.
Microsoft has released a handful of new driver and firmware updates for the Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop 3. Most of the updates are meant to improve the reliability of the Surface Dock 2.
Microsoft has once again started selling its 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 with a seventh-generation Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD, even though it replaced the SKU over a year ago.
If you were wondering why Microsoft's Surface PCs don't have expandable RAM or Thunderbolt 3 connectivity, the company has an answer. As it turns out, this is all for security reasons.
Microsoft is offering even more deals on its Surface Book 2, with the Surface Book 3 on the horizon. The 15-inch variant of the detachable laptop is down to its lowest price ever of $1,499.
At this point, we're likely just weeks away from the announcement of the Surface Book 3 and the Surface Go 2. Right now, you can pick up the 2017 Surface Book 2 starting at just $999.
Microsoft has released a couple of driver updates for both the first and second-generation Surface Book. They address issues with detaching the screen and with wireless communications.
Microsoft is offering huge discounts for the Surface Book 2 2-in-1 in the U.S. and the UK. The high-end 15-inch models with dedicated graphics are being offered with up to $500/£600 in discounts.
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It's Black Friday week, which means that there are deals on virtually everything. Microsoft is offering a whole bunch of deals on its Surface PCs, such as the Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Book 2.
After Microsoft fixed the bug preventing the dGPU from working correctly in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, the block from installing the update to version 1903 has now been lifted.
Microsoft is releasing new firmware updates for its Surface Book 2 PCs, with a number of fixes. One important one is that the display driver would disappear when upgrading to Windows 10 version 1903.
Microsoft is offering some discounts on its Surface lineup, including the rare discount on the Surface Go. Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Book 2 are also seeing some deals.
Once again, Microsoft is offering some serious deals on its Surface products, offering up to $500 off of the Surface Book 2, $300 off of the Surface Laptop 2, and $200 off of the Surface Pro 6.
The latest batch of firmware updates to Microsoft's Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 6 seem to be playing havoc with the PCs' processors, leading to excessive throttling down to 400MHz clock speeds.
Microsoft has rolled out firmware and driver updates to a number of its Surface devices, including the Pro 6, Book 2, and Laptop 2. The updates improve connectivity among other things.
Amazon has a deal going on right now where it's selling a third-party N-Trig pen for just $21.24. Naturally, the pen will work with any modern Surface PC, or any third-party N-Trig device.
Microsoft has placed an upgrade block on the Surface Book 2 for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update because of a bug where the discrete Nvidia GPU may disappear from the Device Manager.
Microsoft is running some deals on some of its Surface PCs, and with the new Core i5 model of the 15-inch Surface Book 2, you can now pick up the detachable PC for its lowest price yet.
Microsoft has released a firmware update to some Surface devices, including the Surface Pro 4, Book, and Laptop. The update fixes vulnerabilities to Microarchitectural Data Sampling.
As was reported over a month ago, Microsoft is now offering the 15-inch Surface Book 2 with an Intel Core i7-8350U and no dedicated GPU, along with 16GB RAM and a 256GB SSD for $1,999.
Microsoft has released a long list of driver updates to many of its Surface devices in preparation for the impending May 2019 Update for Windows 10, and the list even includes the Surface Pro 3.
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Retailer listings have started to appear for new variants of the Surface Book 2 and the Surface Pro 6, both of which will soon be offered with an eighth-generation Core i5 and 16GB RAM.
Microsoft's lineup of Surface Book 2 PCs are pretty much all $200 more inexpensive than they used to be. You can currently get one starting at $1,099, and the 15-inch model now starts at $2,299.
As was initially reported a few weeks ago, Microsoft has finally begun selling its Surface Book 2 with an eighth-generation Intel Core i5-8350U processor, rather than the current seventh-gen one.
Listings for a Surface Book 2 that's powered by an Intel Core i5-8350U are starting to appear. The model that's currently shipping includes the older dual-core Core i5-7300U processor.
Microsoft is offering some great deals on its Surface PCs this week, with the Surface Pro 6 starting at just $699 and the Surface Go starting at $349. The deals end on February 23.
Microsoft is once again lowering the barrier of entry for its premium Surface Book 2 PC, as it now starts at just $1,149. Other Surface models are also currently discounted by up to $200.
A new patent filed by Microsoft hints that the company might be planning to re-imagine the USB-C connector with magnetic latching mechanisms, bringing the benefits of both worlds to future devices.
Microsoft has updated its changelog for the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1803, noting that Surface Book 2 users may get a blue screen. The issue will be fixed this month.
Microsoft has removed the base model of the Surface Book 2 - which included a seventh-generation Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, and a 128GB SSD - from its website. The device now starts at $1,499.
Microsoft is currently offering deals on a range of its Surface devices, including all models of the Surface Pro. That means that you can buy the base model for just $599, a rare deal.
The Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop devices are now available to purchase in India via Microsoft Store, Amazon, Flipkart, and physical retail stores like Croma, Reliance, and Vijay Sales.
Microsoft rarely offers any kind of discounts on the 15-inch Surface Book 2, but starting today, you can finally get one for $300 off of its original price, making it start at $2,199.