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Surface Duo is set to receive Android 11 this Summer

Despite promising three years of regular updates to Surface Duo, Microsoft so far has been relatively slow with releasing new firmware. While Google Pixel owners are already looking to get the first preview of Android 12, those rocking Surface Duo still wait for Microsoft to ship Android 11. There is no official information on when the new Android version for Surface Duo lands, but rumors say that the first major update will come out this Summer. Continue reading

Microsoft patented swappable panels for Surface devices

Microsoft has a massive portfolio of different patents that often reveal some interesting ideas and original takes on regular hardware. WindowsUnited uncovered a patent that describes swappable panels on computers for additional customization. It does not mention specific Surface devices in the description (Microsoft uses a vague "computing devices" moniker), but the patent's images use the Surface Laptop as an example.  Continue reading

Surface Duo is coming to the UK on February 18

Microsoft is finally ready to start selling its quirky dual-screen smartphone Surface Duo outside the US. After launching the smartphone in the US only in September 2020, Microsoft will bring Surface Duo to the UK on February 18. Besides the UK, Microsoft intends to start selling this device in France, Germany, and Canada, but it is yet to announce the specific date and price for these countries. Continue reading

Intel GPU driver update brings significant performance improvements to Windows 10

Intel has released an update for its GPU drivers, available for Windows 10 version 1709 and above. The DCH driver version 27.20.100.8935 is notable for improvements made to performance and a number of other graphics enhancements that allow smoothly running many games. Continue reading