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    Jan 2019 Driver Updates?

    I got an update last night, see attached. Does anyone know what they do? I can't seem to find information about them.
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    Screen Flicker after 1809 Update

    My SP4 updated this past weekend and now I see the screen flickering. After a bit of searching, I found that some SP4 devices have this issue. I can't see if it's defective, or a result of the update. It was purchased in 2015, so I would imagine it's well past the warranty. Is MS offering a...
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    External Mic via the 3.5 Jack?

    I'm looking to record audio from an external instrument. It looks like a USB mic is the way to go? Any recommendations? Sounds like one should avoid using the mic in on the SP4. Thanks! Edit: Boris's suggestion looks like it will do :)
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    SP4 M3 vs. SP4 i5 - Battery Life?

    No, it's you that is wrong. Good luck.
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    SP4 M3 vs. SP4 i5 - Battery Life?

    You must be a freaking genius. Sorry that I'm not. The OP's question was what's the difference between the two. I figure comparing the same load on each is a good comparison. I would say that there is no significant difference between the two models when doing the SAME tasks.
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    SP4 M3 vs. SP4 i5 - Battery Life?

    I think the comparison is valid in that it was an attempt to do the same thing on each model, and compare the difference. How is that not valid, or useless as you put it?
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    SP4 M3 vs. SP4 i5 - Battery Life?

    I recall a video from mobile tech review comparing the two. Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review - Laptop and Tablet Reviews by MobileTechReview That's in comparison to the i5, which was 6.5 hours.
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    UEFI Issue / Shutdown Issue

    Is the volume button stuck? Try banging on it ...
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    Should I downgrade?

    I have an i5/256/8 - we can trade ;0
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    58% drain on Connected Standby over 8 hours

    No disagreement here ...
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    58% drain on Connected Standby over 8 hours

    Yea, I figured that was you :) I've been frequenting this site, windows central, reddit and answers.microsoft to keep up to date on the feedback.
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    58% drain on Connected Standby over 8 hours

    Read this, MS thanks you for your money. Microsoft Will Not Fix Power Management Issues with New Surface Devices Until Next Year - Thurrott.com
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    58% drain on Connected Standby over 8 hours

    The rate shown, 1500 mW per hour is typical. You are going to need to use hibernate until MS fixes this, which wont be until next year.
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    Blue tooth mouse recommendation SP4

    Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile 3600 works well for me.
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    After TH2 Update: Battery drain /battery life in sleep mode much worse than before

    Yes. If I lost battery during hibernate I'd be REALLY upset :)

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