surface 3 (atom)

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    Surface 3 Cannot Charge to 100%

    Hello all, I've just bought my surface 3 a week ago. Everything is doing well except the battery. The problem is, I cannot charge the battery to 100%. It always stuck at around 90%. It's written as plugged in-charging, but the charge won't increase. What I have done: - Update my surface and I...
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    Anniversary Update on Surface 3 - Y / N ?

    For me, at least, updates to my Surface 3 have been kind of hit-or-miss. One update screwed up the sound, another WiFi, another the dock with an external monitor. Now the "Anniversary Update" is coming along with a massive patch following immediately. I'm wondering if I should wait a week or so...
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    Which Surface is best for me?

    I've recently been interested in picking up a cheap (sub $300-250) surface tablet, and I've seen pro model 1s and 2s all over the place and even a regular surface 3 (atom x7). My main goal with the tablet is for 2D game development in programs like contruct 2 and Clickteam fusion 2.5, which I...
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    Surface 3 case for note taking

    Hello all, Im looking for reccommendations for a case/sleeve that can be used to wrap around to the back of the device so that when I bend the surface keyboard to the back, there is something between the keyboard and my desk.
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    Surface 3 Crack plastic top due to case.

    i believed Surface 3 has poor built quality. The first two Surface 3 have stuck pixels at maximum brightness on a black background. And the second surface 3 replacement has a crack formed at the edge of the power button perhaps due to me taking it in and out of the the case once or twice weekly...
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    Windows 10 Home and Bitlocker

    I just picked up a surface 3 tablet last week and was having issues with Bitdefender and secure Boot. Anyway I noticed it was asking for a recovery key during advanced boot up and realized the recovery keys were coming from Bitlocker. After logging into windows I realized Bitlocker was in fact...
  7. theintersect91

    Creative and Productive Ways to Use Your Surface

    So I got my Surface 3 a few months ago and I have loved using it in class and for homework and other important things. I really want to use the heck out of this thing and was wondering if anyone has any creative and ultra-productive ways to use a Surface that I haven't thought about yet. Whether...
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    Dual boot ubuntu

    Hi, I have My Surface 3 (Atom) for a few days now. But as I do on all my PCs I always dual boot with Ubuntu. I have been looking on the web for a tutorial or at least a page where it says that it is working. Can Ubuntu run on Surface 3? Perhaps touch wont work but wil my type cover work? If...
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    brightness issue

    I am using my Surface 3 with battery mode. When I open an application ( exp. acrobat or edge like this), the brightness is gradually increse like eyes clipping. also when we change the application brightness change like before. I installed all updates. I turned off adaptive brightness also. I...
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    Surface 3 (Atom) not charging only when asleep (Weird)

    Hi, So I just got my surface 3 (Atom) a few days ago, and it has done this about three times now now. I can reproduce the issue easily. At night at the end of the day, my surface is almost dead, so I close the cover, plug it in, and leave it over night, but when I wake up in the morning, I find...