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techead

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So since the surface have a usb port, can we tether via cable to andriod or iphone ?
 

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If considering you're able to get the Surface at student's pricing, comparing Nexus 7/10 and Surface, which would you all recommend? :s11:

That is comparing between the pricing which is near the same.
 

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The surface has office installed which is a plus. Nexus has more apps from google play.

My choice is nexus as the concern is what direction Microsoft might take should the price cuts fail to improve sales.
 

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After spending one day with the Surface RT, I fell in love with it. The only downside to it is the selection of apps which I hope will improve overtime. For work use, go for Surface. If you want an all in one entertainment tablet, I think iPad/android is the way to go.
 

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Just wanna share that I've managed to connect and set up a Huawei mobile data modem via USB on a Surface Pro to access Internet.

But one thing is it'll get very hot on the back, even just watching streamed videos on WIFI connection...
 

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With the reduced price wondering if it is worth getting or just wait for nexus 7 version 2 slated to be released in July as well
 

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imho if a tablet has office, it'll beat any android/ios tab hands down. For media consumption, its a different story
 

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Hey guys, I was wondering if the Surface RT is capable of playing MKV files with SRT subtitles right out of the box?

If it does not, is there any app on the market that helps to play the MKV with SRT subtitles?
 

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VLC App for Win8/RT coming soon but not yet ready.
 

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Has the selling price been adjusted over here ?

Think US side already cut price by 30%.
 

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Has the selling price been adjusted over here ?

Think US side already cut price by 30%.

adjusted

still searching around for news of educational pricing with other institution but still no news...
 

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anyone tried jailbreak their surface RT? i jailbreak mine on windows 8.. now currently on 8.1 beta so cant jailbreak.

but at least my Flash still stay meaning that i can view full Flash website

also disable windows auto-update its kinda annoying
 

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It seems unless you absolutely need ms office on the go, you are better off having an android or ipad that can provide more purposes for that kind of price
 

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All i know so far is only NYP released news, managed to order a set with one person, will see how soon it arrives. Surface rt @ $300 is a pretty good deal imho
 

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All i know so far is only NYP released news, managed to order a set with one person, will see how soon it arrives. Surface rt @ $300 is a pretty good deal imho

yeah...all other schools like no news...
 

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Do you all use your Surface and watch videos in public? I did that today and find that it's a little too big. Very attention seeking, but loving the big screen at the same time.
 
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