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Old 30-08-2014, 03:37 PM   #4006
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Wow. Microsoft gave me a $100 coupon as a 'sorry' gift for delaying my SP3. So I only paid $1028 for an i3 with a type cover for my Surface Pro 3 together with the 30% off type cover.
O.o why I no have!
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Old 30-08-2014, 03:56 PM   #4007
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Preordered i5/256 on Thursday from Harvey Norman at Comex. Can't believe they ran out of stocks on the first day? I wonder if they have stocks but are selling it at comex instead of giving to their preordered customers. ~___~
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Old 30-08-2014, 04:18 PM   #4008
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I have the same situation as you I will have to call ms support on Monday to get this resolve ZZZ guess we might need to go to the traditional ways.
Hey! I've just check with Microsoft and they say that the extended service plan is only applicable for purchase from Microsoft directly. Not available for retail purchase. I pre ordered mine from Challenger.
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Old 30-08-2014, 04:25 PM   #4009
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Yeah I agree those with curve that are super visible should change it.... mine is minor slight curve only, not that visible when put it flat. I can only say its a mm apart from the tablet.... ( The curve visibility from eye level when place on the table. )

But the true problem would be will they warranty this ? I know the pre-orders ones can send back within 14 days. But I wonder what is the rate of receiving an even worse one than the current one very scary...
Mine is same as yours, slight curve at the ends. I also worry if you have it exchanged, you might get something worse.
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Old 30-08-2014, 04:45 PM   #4010
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Old 30-08-2014, 04:52 PM   #4011
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Anyone can recommend a place for a good customised clear screen protector for the pro 3??
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Old 30-08-2014, 04:54 PM   #4012
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Tell them check. Or find the Facebook post someone said and show them.
Went to the LV 6 Challenger booth and got the same problem too. Insisted that the promoters ask their manager about the promo, then the manager clarified and said the promo exists.

Then I asked the MS Staff at the COMEX. They said I can get the pack from any retailer as long as I have a preorder.

So I told them what happened at challenger and courts. Zzz.

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Old 30-08-2014, 05:07 PM   #4013
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Guys whats the diff between office say 2013 and office 365? Only thing I know is one is a subscription and the other is like forever..
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Old 30-08-2014, 05:15 PM   #4014
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Guys whats the diff between office say 2013 and office 365? Only thing I know is one is a subscription and the other is like forever..
I think 365 wise u can get ur documents using any terminal as long as u login with ur 365 account. Things are cloud based also. Any experts?
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Old 30-08-2014, 05:32 PM   #4015
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Guys whats the diff between office say 2013 and office 365? Only thing I know is one is a subscription and the other is like forever..
Office 365 entitles you to free upgrade to the latest version of Office, as long as your subscription is still valid. Thus when (say) Office 2015 is available, you get to upgrade FOC. Office 2013 is just that, no free upgrade.

Other difference is that Office 365 gives you 1TB of Onedrive storage, whereas Office 2013 does not.
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Mine is same as yours, slight curve at the ends. I also worry if you have it exchanged, you might get something worse.
Yeah, it seems to happen in the consumer chain, such as apple product where many complain after changing x number of refurbish the issues get worse.

The recent SP2 which many have done the exchange or repair also get worst. If it's unbroken I rather leave it... as my luck isn't always the best. ( like gambling for a good set and not worst... later get the surface which look like a crescent that would be super crazy )

Anyone can recommend a place for a good customised clear screen protector for the pro 3??
PM me I can tell you where to find it, I just done my screen with matt surface. and temporary added a customized fiber while waiting for mango goods to arrive...

The picture below is for show case of the transparent carbon fibre the workmanship shows. If you look at how thin the carbon fibre to the edge....


Note: I am not promoting... this is my SP3 !!! , my real experience as I need to use this for project scared I scatch it

Guys whats the diff between office say 2013 and office 365? Only thing I know is one is a subscription and the other is like forever..
Office 365 is an online based type of office which allows you to view documents, write documents or create document, with your One Drive. It also comes with a local office 2013 installed on your pc in case you unable to go online.

The great differences comes into play is their subscription model where by when you take the office 365 model plan, you are entitled to use the online solutions and local installed office 2013 at the mercy of your subscription plan. Which means if your plans end like 1 yr, you can no longer use the local office 2013. You will be stuck to read and print documents/ powerpoint and etc. ( Read only mode )

Second differences ( do check the plan as mine is using university I have outlook app / access / publisher in additional to the standard Big 3 common apps like words, powerpoint, excel ) If you buy the local installed office 2013 you need to pay much more for these features.

I think 365 wise u can get ur documents using any terminal as long as u login with ur 365 account. Things are cloud based also. Any experts?
Yes your correct, you are able to use One Drive to create document and edit there. As long as your account is tie with office 365 subscription. Even your portable device such as Apple or Android will also benefits from it.

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Old 30-08-2014, 05:44 PM   #4017
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The curve I have is not super visible, and I will treat it as a new design... serious with all the complain about the service at MS at Jabil who would be able to 1 to 1 exchange another new set due to such cases. What is worse if u receive a refurbished set. This is as good as under cut the value of worth.

If everyone is going for aesthetic, like apple premium product ( they do have alot of problems too if you do not notice go read as well ).

Plus... Its a brand new set hence you not going to keep seeing the curve for 24/7 ? You probably would be playing games and reading book or taking notes. The curve is there yes, but if you think about productivity with this tablet I guess you would be happier. This is my two cents.

Note: To those that are new to this thread, I also pre-ordered mine online from MS Store. and got the i5 256GB, and notice a slight curve.
I went to comex and look at their demo set. it's flat and when you close the type cover, there is no visible gaps between the cover and the screen.

2nd thing, has anyone check for light bleeding (is this what you call them) ? mine has visible light bleeding at the top and sides (lanscape mode) which i suspect is due to the "curvature" of the screen.
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Old 30-08-2014, 05:45 PM   #4018
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Just take note that there are 2 version of DP cable. Most sold here are v1.1. I ordered one from Amazon with v1.2 that can support up to 4K with audio.
hi, thanks for the tips. I'll make sure to buy the v1.2. I'm going now to sim lim try my luck there.
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Old 30-08-2014, 05:46 PM   #4019
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oh wow like not bad le...like that should get liao....office 365 university is 4 years subscription for 2 coms...but if no internet still can use right? just that cant access old files which are saved on the cloud storage.
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Old 30-08-2014, 05:50 PM   #4020
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Office 365 entitles you to free upgrade to the latest version of Office, as long as your subscription is still valid. Thus when (say) Office 2015 is available, you get to upgrade FOC. Office 2013 is just that, no free upgrade.

Other difference is that Office 365 gives you 1TB of Onedrive storage, whereas Office 2013 does not.

yeah! this is the big bonus of office 365. 1TB of OndeDrive storage. Anybody who bought the grab n go pack manage to link the Office 365 to existing microsoft account?
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