Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Laptop and Tablet Pen Primer: Wacom, N-Trig, Synaptics and Capacitive Pens Explained and Compared

Lisa Gade explains the different kinds of pens used in current Windows convertibles and tablets, as well as in Android tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Note and capacitive styli used with iPads. She covers Wacom, N-Trig, Synaptics digital pens and the capacitive stylus to show their differences, similarities, strengths and weaknesses. Devices used include the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga, Lenovo ThinkPad 10, Sony Vaio Flip 15, Dell Venue 8 Pro, Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and the…

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

My review of the Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft will leave some of your nodding in agreement and others shaking your heads furiously… But to find out which camp you fall into, I guess you’ll have to watch… Sponsor link: Pricing & discussion: Support us: Join our community forum: Intro Screen Music Credit: Adhesive Wombat – Check out his channel here: Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana – Sugar High source

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 First Look Review – New Tablet / Laptop Replacement for 2014

Buy it on Amazon – (affiliate link) My local Microsoft Store let us head in early this morning before opening to check out the new Surface Pro 3 tablet. I didn’t have a lot of time to play with it but I did have a positive first impression. This is the first Windows tablet from any manufacturer that doesn’t feel compromised. It doesn’t attempt to shoehorn more commoditized PC components into a tablet format. It’s a computer designed to work…

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Surface Pro 3 and Lumia 930 – Better together?

As part of Microsoft’s One Experience challenge, Cam tests some of the features that the Windows-makers have designed to make Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 work better together. Among the features that help give a strong feel of cohesion are synced passwords, internet pages and tabs, OneDrive and OneNote, pinned contacts and pages on the home screen and more. Do you own both a Windows Phone 8 device and a Windows 8.1 PC? How do you use them together, and…

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Acer Aspire Switch 11 Review

Lisa Gade reviews the affordable Acer Aspire Switch 11, a 2-in-1 Windows 8.1 convertible with an 11.6” 1080p IPS touch screen, optional Synaptics pen and a Core i3 processor. The Switch 11 is the evolution of the popular Switch 10, and we look at the model with an Intel Core i3 Y series Intel Haswell CPU, 4 gigs of RAM and a 128 gig SSD that sells for $499 to $599. There’s an Intel Atom version for $100 less. The…

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HP Envy x2 – 13t 13.3 (2014) Review

Lisa Gade reviews the HP Envy x2 13t, the 13.3” detachable Windows 8.1 64 bit 2-in-1 that competes with Microsoft Surface Pro 3 right down to the keyboard cover, metal casing and kickstand. The Envy x2 13t has a 13.3” 1080p IPS display that works with touch and the optional $60 HP pen (Synaptics technology). There’s also a 15.6” model priced at $50 less. The 13t we look at sells for $1,099 and it’s nicely configured with the Intel Broadwell…

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