Rather than starting a new thread for each, I was hoping for some help as to a couple of questions: The fabric style of the keyboard - it's nice, but is there a reason apart from aesthetics that MS went down this route? I can imagine it getting dirty in time and wondering how easy it is to clean? External portable HDD. I have a WD elements portable 1TB HDD and am wondering if there is a clip or anything else designed which can attach to the SP3? I am planning on taking the SP3 away quite often and something which holds the external HDD in place for movies etc would be ace. Any type of protector for the back of the SP3 which you know of? My SP1 had many scratches on the back and don't want the same for the SP3 USB extension - any clips which attach to the SP3 for the USB slot to increase the number of available USB slots?