August 23, 2017

Microsoft Delivers a Major Set of Surface Pro 4 Updates

29 May 2017, 09:26 | Dan Bryan

Here is the changelog for yesterday's Surface Pro 4 firmware update

Surface Pro 4

Unsurprisingly, the VP's statement was met with a collective sigh of disappointment among fans of the Surface series, with many stating that Microsoft is starting to become far too passive with regards to its devices.

The event to unveil the Surface Pro, held in Shanghai, is meant to signal a push to grab a slice of the country's fast-growing market for computing devices, said Yusuf Mehdi, who leads marketing for Microsoft's Windows and Devices unit.

Surface Touch (v57.1.1.1) optimizes touch functionality.

For a while, it appeared that Microsoft was losing touch with its hardware business, failing to release new devices despite a massive sales slump during the past quarter.

These features were introduced and released in April this year for all Microsoft devices running on Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update).The features are now available for Windows 10 Version 1511 (November Update) and also Windows 10 Version 1607 (Anniversary Update). It has a better screen, superior battery life, an upgrade Surface Pen, and more attractive Surface Keyboard and it is equipped with Intel's 7th-generation Kaby Lake processors, which are significantly faster and more power-efficient than the Skylake chips found on the Surface Pro 4.

Second is that it will allow users who have the Surface Pro 3 and 4 keyboards to just use those on the new version of the laplet and not to buy a new one.

Microsoft has just released a new and improved Microsoft Surface Pro.

'Top Gun 2' is happening, Tom Cruise confirms
Variety reports director Joseph Kosinski has emerged as the front-runner to direct Top Gun 2 . "It is definitely happening". Rumor has it that Tom Cruise will bring an old friend along for his return trip to the Danger Zone.

Intel Precise Touch Device disables touch when cover is closed and improves stability. This update not only enhances the device stability but also disables the touch functionality when the cover is closed.

Surface driver update for Surface Integration: adjusts system Hibernation defaults. Surface Touch Servicing ML 1.0.724.0 optimizes touch functionality.

The most expensive version comes with the Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM and 1 TB of storage for $2,699.

Surface System Aggregator Firmware (v103.1610.256.0) resolves screen brightness issues when the device comes out of sleep.

Surface driver update for Surface UEFI - 106.1624.768.0 refines brightness settings.

"When Surface updates are provided via the Windows Update service, they are delivered in stages to Surface customers".

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