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Old 15-10-2014, 04:10 PM   #4846
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same.. i also have problems connecting mini DP to HDMI. Somehow it can detect the second screen but nothing shows...
Two findings from me.

1. If I connect the adapter to the hdmi cable first which is then connected to the TV, THEN connect the adapter to the SP3, no issue.

2. If I connect the adapter to the SP3 first, then connect the hdmi cable to the adapter and TV, it never works.

Seems like the SP3 only detects a secondary display at the moment the mini-DP to HDMI/VGA adapter is connected to it. After that it stops bothering to detect things.
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Old 15-10-2014, 04:31 PM   #4847
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used Chrome last night amd felt that the scrolling isn't as snappy as the IE.

sianz. are there any better 3rd party browser with bookmark sync function? How is firefox performance on the SP3?

am currently using Mercury browser on my iOS, which has addon extension for Chrome.
same issue. scrolling with IE is almost like scrolling on a piece of paper. chrome scrolling is so choppy. but what to do, IE sux.

When u click on an editable field in chrome, keyboard automatically appears. in IE u have to manually enable and disable the keyboard. very lousy.
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Old 15-10-2014, 06:01 PM   #4848
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same issue. scrolling with IE is almost like scrolling on a piece of paper. chrome scrolling is so choppy. but what to do, IE sux.

When u click on an editable field in chrome, keyboard automatically appears. in IE u have to manually enable and disable the keyboard. very lousy.
Try the IE touch version
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Old 16-10-2014, 02:32 PM   #4849
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same issue. scrolling with IE is almost like scrolling on a piece of paper. chrome scrolling is so choppy. but what to do, IE sux.

When u click on an editable field in chrome, keyboard automatically appears. in IE u have to manually enable and disable the keyboard. very lousy.
Chrome pops out the touch screen keyboard every time you touch a field. IE only auto pops out if you do not attach the keyboard, which should the correct setup.
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Old 16-10-2014, 04:19 PM   #4850
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Ok, got my screen protector for my SP3 today. Ordered on the 11th, sent from Korea and got it today.

Was quite impressed with the packaging, as the item was packed in a cardboard tube to ensure that the item is not bend or fold.

Sticking it was quite easy, and there was no bubble. The fitting was excellent, as it fit almost edge to edge, and there was allowance made for the speakers. The camera and 2 sensors were cut out in a single oblong cavity.

And here come the single biggest disappointment! Handwriting with the pen was not smooth. You can feel that the pen was skipping on top of the screen, when the pen was running across the screen, rendering the handwriting recognition system useless.

It was only after using some soap water to clean the film, it got slightly better. I think I'll look for a new protector to replace this soon, as I think the screen protector will wear off' the nib of pen in no time.

Is the glass screen protector smooth for writing?

waiting for the casing and screen protector i ordered from Qoo10.

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Old 16-10-2014, 04:30 PM   #4851
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Yup, agreed on that. I installed the firefox last night and was not use to it. Reinstalled Chrome and will stick to it for now.

BTW, is there any swipe selection for the on-screen keyboard? Something similar to iOS Android keyboard addon, where you can highlight the text by hold & swipe from the backspace & shift button?

Chrome pops out the touch screen keyboard every time you touch a field. IE only auto pops out if you do not attach the keyboard, which should the correct setup.
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Old 16-10-2014, 08:43 PM   #4852
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I also initially put on the normal screen protector and felt some friction with the stylus .. now changed to glass protector, very smooth ..

Bought from eBay less than $30

Explosion Proof Tempered Glass Screen Protector Film FOR Microsoft Surface PRO 3 | eBay

Quality good, no causing any problem with stylus
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Old 16-10-2014, 10:06 PM   #4853
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I have a very new black type cover, used few days only. returned my surface but did not return the type cover. Not going to get a new surface pro at the moment. Letting go at 30% off recommended retail price. PM me if interested. thanks.
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Old 16-10-2014, 11:25 PM   #4854
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Two findings from me.

1. If I connect the adapter to the hdmi cable first which is then connected to the TV, THEN connect the adapter to Ithe SP3, no issue.

2. If I connect the adapter to the SP3 first, then connect the hdmi cable to the adapter and TV, it never works.

Seems like the SP3 only detects a secondary display at the moment the mini-DP to HDMI/VGA adapter is connected to it. After that it stops bothering to detect things.
In my case, the LG tv detects the presence of the HDMI input device. In fact, if I do a print screen, it shows the main screen + extended screen. But the TV just do not output image on it's screen.
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Old 16-10-2014, 11:54 PM   #4855
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In my case, the LG tv detects the presence of the HDMI input device. In fact, if I do a print screen, it shows the main screen + extended screen. But the TV just do not output image on it's screen.
Eh i also got this problem... I give up trying to find out the problem liao. Going to try to find a WiDi to do miracast... but these devices damn ex... any lobang anyone?
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Old 17-10-2014, 09:03 AM   #4856
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Eh i also got this problem... I give up trying to find out the problem liao. Going to try to find a WiDi to do miracast... but these devices damn ex... any lobang anyone?
Read my posts #4838 & 4844

You either use the coming soon MS Miracast Wireless Display adapter or use the miniDP-to-HDMI adapter by j5create
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Old 17-10-2014, 04:44 PM   #4857
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Can i use a non-powered USB hub to connect an external harddisk and mouse? Does it work?
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Old 17-10-2014, 05:08 PM   #4858
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Can i use a non-powered USB hub to connect an external harddisk and mouse? Does it work?
For this I think it should work but connecting more than one high drain devices would require a powered hub
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Old 17-10-2014, 06:18 PM   #4859
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Old 18-10-2014, 08:59 AM   #4860
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This is tempered glass protector made by Microsoft for surface pro 3

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