Microsoft to update its Surface and Pro tablets today

Microsoft to update its Surface and Pro tablets today

Owners of Microsoft Surface 2, SurfacePro, and Surface 2 Pro tablets should be receiving firmware updatestoday. What's on the menu? First, all three of them will be made towork with the new $200 Surface Power Cover accessory, which went upfor pre-order yesterday. Also, the trio will receive improvedmulti-touch support when using the Touch and Type Covers' touch-pads.

As for each tablet's respectiveupdates, the Surface 2 will respond better to being powered up fromsleep mode. It will also have undisclosed stability and experienceimprovements. The Surface Pro and Pro 2 will have some wirelessconnectivity issues resolved, as well as better Miracast support. TheSurface Pro 2 alone will receive the option of daisy chainingmonitors through DisplayPort 1.2, as well as improved BitLocker usage- you will be able to input your PIN from the Surface cover.

via Neowin



1. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Surface owners should rejoice! Unless you are surface 1 owner.

2. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Microsoft needs to make a plastic body cheaper version of the "Surface Pro 2 with 4G to make this line of Microsoft tablets sell better. The Windows on ARMS CPU "OS" Surface 2 Tablets and the Nokia 2520 tablets need more apps and a 'Blue Stacks" type app to help Them run Google play store Apps and the thousands of other third party Android apps. Microsoft's great soft ware team should create an app to enable Google Play Apps and third party Android app play on the Nokia 2520 and The Surface 2 tablets. this app would make them super tablets

3. SellPhones82

Posts: 569; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Nice! Hope this takes care of the wifi connection issue I've been noticing lately on my original Surface Pro. I'd have to disconnect from my wifi network and reconnect in order for the wifi to work correctly.

4. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

and still the 100% disk usage when in power saver mode is not fixed.

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