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    Surface Go for Modern Web Development? Battery Life?

    I have a good desktop workstation at home, a work notebook, and as of right now I have a Surface Laptop (8/256). I have been really curious about picking up a Surface Go (8/128) for ultimate portability, potentially replacing the Surface Laptop. I am curious if anyone has used it for doing some...
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    Visual Studio for lightweight development?

    Thanks for the feedback, appreciate it. I had a SP2 8/256 in the past, but not springing for that model this time as a secondary dev machine since the price bump. They're now charging $1569 for the i5/8GB/256 and $160 for the type cover :eek:. Hoping the 4GB/128 will suffice...or someone can be...
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    Visual Studio for lightweight development?

    Thanks for the reply but I was more so curious about the new Surface 3 as opposed to the Pro 3. I may end up just springing for the SP3 but really curious if the Surface 3 could handle Office 365 dev and potentially Windows Phone/Android.
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    Visual Studio for lightweight development?

    Hey all. Just curious if anyone has tried installing Visual Studio and, more importantly, tried any development with it? I know the SP3 is definitely the better choice overall for that situation but I do the bulk of my development at home on my desktop and I'm curious if the S3 would suffice for...
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    Longevity of the Surface product line

    Thanks for all the replies everyone. I have to say, I hope they don't give up on it either and personally I don't think they will. They're transforming the PC industry and attempting to use the Surface to do it. I don't think it's about the Surface product line having to be successful on it's...
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    4300u, VT-d, and Hyper-V

    Thanks for the reply. Sounds like it's not a huge benefit, if at all. Likely more of just a supply decision between Microsoft and Intel. My use case is purely development. Based on environment configs I require for different projects it's more convenient to spin up a VM per project. I use...
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    4300u, VT-d, and Hyper-V

    I have the 4300u in my SP2 so this isn't a 4200 vs 4300 thread. I'm just wondering if even though the CPU is VT-d capable, is it allowed for in the BIOS, etc? Does it need to be enabled? I'm using Hyper-V for virtualization and wondering if the 4300 is using the extra virtualization features? I...
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    Longevity of the Surface product line

    More so trying to get people's thoughts on this... Recently there have been more articles published about whether or not the devices division of Microsoft will continue down the path with the Surface product line. This seems to be based on the sell-through of Surface/Surface Pro as well as how...
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    Extremely dim display, can't adjust brightness

    So I just disabled auto-brightness and it seems to be working ok again. But it seems odd that it just started acting like this today.
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    Extremely dim display, can't adjust brightness

    Hi, I have a Surface Pro 2 that I picked up a week and a half ago. It's been working beautifully until this morning. I turned it on and it looks like the brightness is set at about 10%. I removed the Type 2 cover and it jumps back to normal for about 5 seconds then goes back to extremely dim...
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    Surface Pro 2 vs (Heavily Discounted) Surface Pro

    Thanks for the input. Real world use, what kind of battery life did you experience with both?
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    Surface Pro 2 vs (Heavily Discounted) Surface Pro

    Thanks be77solo. I'm starting to lean that way and that certainly makes me feel a lot better about it.
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    Surface Pro 2 vs (Heavily Discounted) Surface Pro

    Thanks for the reply. I've read about 10 different numbers on the battery life expectation. But web browsing and/or doing normal productivity Office tasks what kind of battery life could be expected on the original? Also, what about if you were watching a movie from iTunes (local) or Netflix...
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    Surface Pro 2 vs (Heavily Discounted) Surface Pro

    Forgive me if this has been discussed already, and if so please feel free to send me the link. I also wanted to post in this forum specifically to get Surface Pro 2 users to weigh in. I know the Surface Pro 2 is certainly worth the upgrade if prices were similar especially for the longer...
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