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If you looked at the Microsoft Surface Type and Touch Cover keyboards, and you wanted more keys, you’ll be getting them. Well, sort of. Microsoft is updating the keyboard to add the ability to toggle between what the keys on the top row do. It’s a little bit confusing, but if you love your function keys, you’ll definitely know your way around.
If you’re a fan of the NFL, you’d know that players and coaches stare at printed pictures of replays and call plays from laminated sheets of paper. Yes, even now. No more though — the NFL just announced a partnership with Microsoft that will let coaches and officials use Microsoft Surface on the sidelines instead.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Microsoft is currently developing a new line of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version which should go into mass production later this year. According to “people familiar with the company’s plans”, a 7-incher wasn’t originally part of Microsoft’s scheming, but the rise of the Nexus 7 and iPad Mini have apparently spurred the company into action.
Despite the fact that Australia snapped up the Surface RT when it was first released in Australia, Microsoft decided to hold off launching its follow-up, the Surface Pro. All of our Ameri-friends now have access to the Surface Pro while we watch on with our jealous Australian eyes. Good news today for Surface Pro hold-outs, however: Microsoft has given us an update!
The wait for the bigger, badder, probably a hell of a lot better Surface Pro will be over soon: it hits international retailers early next month, leaving Aussies to wait.
Now that hackers have sunk their teeth well and truly into the Microsoft Surface RT, loads of things are being probed, including lag. Apparently, with a tiny registry edit, you can speed up the Surface RT and eliminate touch lag. Here’s how.