Category Archives: Hardware

March firmware update for Surface Duo is now available

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. Continue reading

March update for Xbox fixes controller connection issues

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. Continue reading

AMD processors are coming to 13-inch Surface Laptop 4

15-inch Surface Laptop 3 is the only computer from Microsoft that runs on AMD CPU. According to the recent report from WinFuture, Microsoft is about to end this exclusivity. In the upcoming Surface Laptop 4, the company will offer AMD configurations in both 13-inch and 15-inch form-factors. Users will be free to choose what CPU they want in both sizes. Continue reading

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Surface Go and Laptop Go receive new firmware updates

If you own one of the most affordable Surface computers, there are a few firmware updates for you on Windows Update. Right after updating the first and second-gen Surface Laptop, Microsoft is updating the original Surface Go, Surface Go 2, and the recently introduced Surface Laptop Go device. As usual, do not expect new features or significant changes. Today's firmware updates bring only fixes, minor improvements, and fresh drivers. Continue reading