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Surface Pro 3 jumps into 25 more countries

Surface Pro 3 jumps into 25 more countries

It's August 28 and Microsoft is finally giving the go signal. Its latest high-end Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet can can now be purchased in 25 more countries, starting with New Zealand in the farthest East, bringing the total supported markets to 28. In addition, the Docking Station will also be up for pre-orders on those same territories.

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Microsoft speaks up about Surface Pro 3 overheating

Microsoft speaks up about Surface Pro 3 overheating

Yesterday, we told you about an overheating issue plaguing Surface Pro 3 tablets. It seems the tablet fans were running overtime, with the tablet shutting itself down for safety reasons. All indications are that it’s not a hardware issue, either. Now we’ve got word from Microsoft on the issue, and they seemed to have identified it’s cause.

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Does Surface Pro 3 have a Core i7 heat problem?

Does Surface Pro 3 have a Core i7 heat problem?

Reports of Microsoft's top-spec Surface Pro 3 tablet suffering heat problems have begun circulating, with some owners of the Core i7 models claiming to have experienced repeated problems. The complaints all focus on the fastest versions of the tablets that Microsoft offers, and include both fans running aggressively for much of the time, and even stability issues with the Surface Pro 3 shutting itself down for safety.

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Surface Pro 3 Docking Station hits stores in US & Canada

Surface Pro 3 Docking Station hits stores in US & Canada

Microsoft has released the Surface Pro 3 Docking Station, with the desktop cradle for the Windows 8.1 tablet showing up in Microsoft Stores as well as at other retailers from today. Announced alongside the slate back in May, and put up for preorder earlier this month, the $199.99 accessory is more than just a stand for the tablet, however.

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Surface Pro 3 has MacBook Air in sights with attack ad trio

Surface Pro 3 has MacBook Air in sights with attack ad trio

Microsoft hasn't been shy in calling out Apple in recent months, pitting Cortana against Siri in a recent advert, while calling out the MacBook Air from the get-go with its Surface Pro 3 launch. Now the OS X ultraportable is under attack again, with a trio of new Microsoft commercials attempting to demonstrate how a pen, touchscreen, and detachable keyboard are together more flexible than a regular notebook can be.

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Surface Pro 3 hits 25 international markets on August 28th

Surface Pro 3 hits 25 international markets on August 28th

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is spreading out, with the Windows tablet set to launch in a further 25 markets as of August 28th. Currently available only in the US and Japan, the expanded launch will mean the computer is also available in the UK, China, and many parts of mainland Europe.

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Microsoft sends Surface Pro 3 back to school

Microsoft sends Surface Pro 3 back to school

Microsoft may have already called out the MacBook Air on features when it launched the Surface Pro 3, but now it's trying to make the Windows slate the more affordable option for students during Back To School season. Temporary cuts of at least $150 from the Surface Pro 3's price are on offer through Microsoft's own education store, just as long as you cough up before September 3rd.

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Surface Pro 3 arrives with Intel i3 and i7 cores

Surface Pro 3 arrives with Intel i3 and i7 cores

The return of the Surface Pro means heftier processors and more refined hardware around the edges, and this week new store availability. Both the Intel Core i3 and Intel Core i7 versions of the Surface Pro 3 will become available immediately if not soon in the United States and Canada. This week’s release will appear at Best Buy, Tiger Direct, Staples, and a variety of other major brand stores.

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Surface Pro 3 update on July 16th to fix Wi-Fi connectivity issue

Surface Pro 3 update on July 16th to fix Wi-Fi connectivity issue

The newly released firmware that many expected to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi issue wasn't exactly getting it done. According to Microsoft's changelog, The System Firmware Update 7/8/2014 includes an update that improved system stability related to "Wireless network controller and Bluetooth" – However the wireless controller driver built was dated June 3rd, which means it was compiled before Surface Pro 3 shipped and most likely did not contain any fixes to the Wi-Fi issues that were found after it hits end-users.

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Surface Pro 3 iFixit teardown: DIYers beware

Surface Pro 3 iFixit teardown: DIYers beware

The folks at iFixit have taken to Microsoft's latest slate, the Surface Pro 3, to see how it fares for those who dare go the DIY route. As with its brethren, the tablet proves difficult to deal with -- the display glass ended up broken by Stage 6.

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Microsoft: trade in your Macbook Air, get Surface Pro 3 credit

Microsoft: trade in your Macbook Air, get Surface Pro 3 credit

Microsoft is pining for new converts to its Surface Pro 3, and as incentive it is offering Microsoft Store credit for its new device. The cost? Your Macbook Air, for which those who trade in will get up to $650 towards the newest Surface slate.

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Surface Pro 3 launch sees Core i3 and i7 release detailed

Surface Pro 3 launch sees Core i3 and i7 release detailed

It's Surface Pro 3 day, and Microsoft is marking the release of its latest Windows tablet with some new news on its siblings and accessories. The Surface Pro 3 will be available to order in Core i3 and Core i7 variants from August 1st in the US and Canada, Microsoft has said today, while the Core i5 model turns up in stores from today.

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