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Surface Pro 4 screen shake/dead Type Cover problems fall on deaf ears

Microsoft hasn’t yet acknowledged well-documented problems with the Surface Pro 4, much less offered a solution. And SP4 owners are angry.

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Running a Win10 beta build on a Surface Pro 3? Don’t shut down.

Apparently, there was no reboot testing on SP3 with the latest Win10 beta, and the Surface Pro 3 bricks on reboot. Some Surface Pro 4 owners have complained, too.

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What’s so special about Microsoft Surface Studio? 3 important features to know

Microsoft Surface Studio is a powerful computer with exceptional features, including high resolution, multitouch and app integrations.

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Looking at a 1TB Surface Pro 2017? Make sure you know what you’re getting

The new 1TB Surface Pro 2017 actually has two 512GB drives buried inside. That saves Microsoft money, but it drives some owners nuts.

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Microsoft Surface reliability problem: It’s more than hardware and software

Consumer Reports yanked the “Recommended” imprimatur for Surface devices — but Microsoft’s service should be sent to the woodshed, too.

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Surface Pro 4 Type Cover suddenly stops working

I’m seeing more and more reports of borked Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4 Type Cover keyboards, likely linked to last month’s firmware/driver updates.

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New Surface Pro 4 driver restores Windows Hello — and this time it’s documented

Microsoft says the buggy, undocumented 1.0.65.1 driver, pushed through Automatic Update earlier this week, caused problems on only "a small number of devices."

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Surface Pro 4 problems: Windows Hello disappears, shaky screen

Surface Pro 4 camera refuses to log in with Windows Hello after an undocumented bad driver was installed. Meanwhile, the shaky screen problem continues.

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Problems with Surface Pro 4/Surface Book firmware update

Microsoft releases new round of firmware and driver updates for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. There’s no documentation and plenty of complaints.

New Surface Pro 2017 shuts off unexpectedly? Return it while you can

Another Microsoft lemon? Surface Pro expert Barb Bowman recommends that those affected by random shutdowns send the machine back.

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Blockchain breaks out in the enterprise

The distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin is showing up in a variety of places. Here's what you need to know to understand all the hype.

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Microsoft announces a Surface laptop that won’t run Call of Duty

Only approved apps will run and only from the Windows Store. Is that the right way to do this?

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Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

For the quarter, Surface produced $831 million, some $285 million less than the March quarter of 2016, for the largest year-over-year dollar decline ever.

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Boost your Chromebook productivity

Are you getting the most from your Chromebook? Here's how to print documents, protect yourself with a VPN, and add Android apps.

Global economic technology prospects: China and the United States of America

Why U.S. tech needs to fear China

China’s focusing on everything from supercomputers and chips to R&D and science education. In the U.S., budget cuts prevail. Here's what you need to know.

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Computerworld's IT Salary Survey 2017 results

Our free 29-page report shows current salaries for dozens of tech titles, plus details about IT pros' top concerns, the state of the job market and the hottest tech specialties.

Held hostage! The latest on ransomware

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise in recent months; would-be thieves even threatened iOS users with wiped devices. Here’s what you need to know.

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Windows 10 data collection: What you need to know

The operating system has been collecting telemetry on users and apps since 2015; despite recent changes, it’s still gathering information.

Free data visualization with Microsoft Power BI: Your step-by-step guide

We'll show you how to analyze a file with more than two million records of U.S. airline flight delays in this hands-on tutorial.

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