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Old 26-06-2013, 04:15 AM   #1081
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wait for the refresh They might announce it on BUILD 2013, 3 more days. June 28
Afterall there's no touchscreen on MBA
refresh on the surface pro?

im itchy on sammy note8 vs mba 11" or mba13" on haswell
im fine with out touchscreen as i use it for work

since sammy note8 got a pen it more easy to work
and mba mac got full acess to desktop program like mac office and also mac OS which i like it for work and surfing

gaming i still stick to my old win7 desktop with gtx580 ahah
but surface pro or RT tempted me but kinda limited in the feature beside only err is ms office suite if get the RT flavour

plus price is not cheap too even for RT might as well go for sammy note8 or pay more for mba fr the full blown expereince
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Old 26-06-2013, 12:30 PM   #1082
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I bought skinomi's skin for my surface but I'm not using the screen protector, so I have full set including applicator for the surface pro Skinomi wet application screen protector to sell. I have 2 sets (20 each). If anyone interested pls pm me.

BTW if looking for a compact mini DP to VGA adapter, try going to funan to look at some of the Lenovo shops, they have it. Its quite expensive, nearly 50 bucks, but its smaller than the Apple adapter (and way smaller than M$'s). If you are thinking of the apple adapter, forget it, it doesn't work well. It cannot connect to TVs and projectors, only monitors, and the gamma is totally off.
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Old 26-06-2013, 07:39 PM   #1083
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news of a mini version

Microsoft to launch Surface Mini for $299, says analyst - VR-Zone
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Old 28-06-2013, 01:45 PM   #1084
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Question Should I buy it?

Hi, Im a thinking of buying the surface pro for school, however I am a programming student in poly..

Question is Should I get it?

like will the programming softwares work on the surface pro?
I want something light and efficient. Decide to leave gaming on a desktop too..
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Old 28-06-2013, 04:20 PM   #1085
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Hi, Im a thinking of buying the surface pro for school, however I am a programming student in poly..

Question is Should I get it?

like will the programming softwares work on the surface pro?
I want something light and efficient. Decide to leave gaming on a desktop too..
Yep, I did my development outside on Surface pro.
It does run things like Visual Studio 2012/2013, Netbeans, Expression Blend, photoshop, etc. Exactly what you would expect from a notebook.
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Old 29-06-2013, 01:35 AM   #1086
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Where do U guys get screen protector and cover for surface pro? What brand? Thanks!
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Old 29-06-2013, 04:31 PM   #1087
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Where do U guys get screen protector and cover for surface pro? What brand? Thanks!
Not really necessary for me with touch cover... feels like its only ruining the display.
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Old 30-06-2013, 07:36 PM   #1088
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What do you guys think of Surface RT 32GB at $350? Worth hooting?
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:38 PM   #1089
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What do you guys think of Surface RT 32GB at $350? Worth hooting?
I have Windows 8.1 installed on my Surface RT... performance have improved significantly, like the Intel Atom on Windows 8 running things without any lag. I've not reset my device ever since I bought it on December last year.

The little minor improvements combined makes it one of the best tablet experience I had over iOS and Android tablets so far...

I'd say, yes its worth the money. You'll never find a tablet running on Tegra 3 that's so smooth and optimized, unlike the Nexus 7.



Havn't been using my iPad Mini a lot ever since the 8.1 update... its mostly for my hotspot needs

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Old 03-07-2013, 01:03 AM   #1090
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Not really necessary for me with touch cover... feels like its only ruining the display.
i dont really like the glossy screen as the reflections can be quite irritating. the back cover attracts fingerprints and i dont wan it to get scratched too.

seems like it's quite hard to find the screen protectors and covers. not much reviews online.
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #1091
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anyone knows where can get the educational pricing?
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Old 04-07-2013, 05:01 AM   #1092
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Is the price for surface pro same everywhere? Challenger selling the 128gb for $1328 without keyboard
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:35 AM   #1093
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Is the price for surface pro same everywhere? Challenger selling the 128gb for $1328 without keyboard
yes. 10 char
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Old 04-07-2013, 12:09 PM   #1094
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I have Windows 8.1 installed on my Surface RT... performance have improved significantly, like the Intel Atom on Windows 8 running things without any lag. I've not reset my device ever since I bought it on December last year.

The little minor improvements combined makes it one of the best tablet experience I had over iOS and Android tablets so far...

I'd say, yes its worth the money. You'll never find a tablet running on Tegra 3 that's so smooth and optimized, unlike the Nexus 7.



Havn't been using my iPad Mini a lot ever since the 8.1 update... its mostly for my hotspot needs
How can i install the new 8.1 preview?

Is it fit for daily use?

I love my RT and i used it mainly for drafting my proposals and reports, no other tablet from android and Apple can do that. haha..

but i have a small problem and not sure if other users are facing similar problem.

IE10 is just not responsive enough, i can be clicking on the same link for a few times but the browser just refuse to load. Not sure about this, but the support for html5 sucks too..

other than that, everything else is great.

so, back to the problem, is 8.1 currently safe for daily use? and also where can i install this new preview?

thanks and advance

cheers
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Old 04-07-2013, 01:43 PM   #1095
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but i have a small problem and not sure if other users are facing similar problem.

IE10 is just not responsive enough, i can be clicking on the same link for a few times but the browser just refuse to load.
I have this issue too. I could be wrong, but it seems to me that IE will only response to the link clicking after it has finished loading everything on the current page.
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