Microsoft continues rolling out April 2021 firmware updates for its Surface computers. The company has already released patches and improvements for Surface Pro 6, Surface Studio 2, and Surface Book 2. It's time to update two newer models: Surface Book 3 and Surface Pro 7.
After releasing the April firmware update for Surface Studio 2, Microsoft pushed a similar set of patches for Surface Pro 6. These updates contain several stability and security improvements with no major changes or new features.
Shortly after releasing a fresh firmware update for Surface Book 2 this month, Microsoft shipped another batch of patches and improvements. This time, the firmware update is available for the second-gen Surface Studio.
Microsoft issues the April 2021 Surface firmware update with fresh patches for Surface Book 2. Released on April 2, 2021, this update brings new graphics drivers for performance improvements and optimizations, plus several security fixes.
After having some trouble with consistency in releasing monthly patches and updates for Surface Duo, Microsoft is finally back on track. This time, Surface Duo owners got a fresh update without major delays. The March firmware is now available for unlocked Surface Duo with a build number 2021.207.70. If you own Surface Duo from AT&T, the update will arrive on your device in a couple of weeks. That is because AT&T needs to check and validate the new firmware before giving the green light.
Microsoft continues rolling out March firmware updates for its Surface computers. This time, a bunch of new drivers and improvements receive Surface Pro 5th gen (2017 model) and the latest addition to the family, Surface Pro 7 Plus.
A few days ago, Microsoft released the March update for the Xbox One and Xbox Series consoles. This relatively minor update brought an option to turn off the FPS Boost and Auto HDR enhancements for backward compatible games. For some reason, the changelog does not say that the March update also resolves gamepad connection issues. Jason Ronald, a member of the Xbox team, mentioned in his Twitter account that those suffering from the controller disconnect issues should install the latest update to get rid of all the problems.
If you own a Surface Book 3 and experience intermittent screen blackouts, Microsoft is out there ready to help. The company has issued a statement on its official support forum asking users to contact Microsoft Support.
According to a recent report from Petri, Microsoft is about to introduce new webcams. If the rumors are true, expect a new webcam reveal during the Surface Spring event alongside the updated Surface Laptop 4.
Microsoft started rolling out the March update for Xbox One and Xbox Series consoles. This is a relatively minor update that only brings several improvements.