Category Archives: Microsoft

iPad Pro vs Surface Pro

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According to Laptopmag.com when it comes to a showdown between the Apple iPad Pro versus Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, the Surface Pro comes out on top. It was close, but at least in one side-by-side, The Surface Pro 4 wins because of the built-in kickstand, mini DisplayPort, full-size USB port and microSD card slot.  


New Microsoft Surface Book Problems

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Purchasers of the new Microsoft Surface Book have been reporting problems with the computer freezing up while in use. The only fix so far is to shut down the computer. We all know how agonizingly frustrating computer freezes are – all of your work lost and having to be redone. Even with frequent autosaves, there […]


MacBook Pro vs Microsoft Surface Book

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Microsoft has boasted that it smokes the Mac Book with twice the speed, but the folks at PC Advisor tested it for accuracy. Actually, the Surface Book is three times faster. That is, if you are comparing it to the MacBook Pro 13. When you lay down the gauntlet, you have to expect someone to […]


Ranking Microsoft Tech Support

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With Microsoft just bringing the Surface Pro to market, in addition to already offering four models of 2-in-1s, some have wondered how their tech support fares for those having issues and questions. The folks at laptopmag.com wondered the same thing and put Microsoft techies to the test. It looks like they did pretty well, scoring […]


Your Surface Pro 4 Docking

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Although Microsoft stores will likely tell you that your old Surface Pro 3 dock will not work with the new Surface Pro 4, the company says it actually will. Microsoft is working on creating a spacer that will allow for the two to work together with full functionality. You can reserve one at myservice.surface.com.   […]


Microsoft Manages a Surprise

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It’s hard to surprise techies with much of anything new, but Microsoft has managed to surprise everyone with their first ever laptop, the Surface Book. The Surface Book is a 13.5 inch, 2-in-1 laptop with a regular keyboard and trackpad. The hinge holds a ‘muscle wire; that electrically and mechanically holds the keyboard and laptop […]