Microsoft Announces The Surface Pro 3 With A 12″ Screen, $799 Starting Price Tag

Sylvain Bories:

This should be interesting ;)

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

This morning at an event in New York City, Microsoft announced that it is releasing a new Surface device, the Surface Pro 3. The new tablet hybrid sports a 12″ screen, as expected.

Interestingly, the new PC has a Core i7 processor, so the thing should scream along. Microsoft claims that it is the “thinnest Core PC ever made.” Here it is:

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Previously, it has been expected that Microsoft would release a smaller Surface device — the publicly named Surface Mini — but those rumors faded as time passed.

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According to Microsoft’s Panos Panay, “This is the tablet that can replace your tablet.” The device sports a 3:2 aspect ratio instead of the 16:9 ratio that other Surfaces sport.

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Microsoft showed off the device in a video, revealing that it will be 9.1 millimeters thick, 45 percent louder than previous Surface devices (the speakers are now front-facing), and weigh 800 grams…

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Windows Phone 7 SDK and XNA GSE 4 install on Windows 8

Installing a new Windows 8 PC, I ran into troubles with the Visual Studio Express for Windows Phone 7 (including the XNA GSE 4.0).

After some trials and tribulations, I found the cause: I had to install the latest “Game for Windows – LIVE” before.


Thanks to :

Stackoverflow: how to install the xna game studio 4.0 in windows 8

Aaron Stebner’s WebLog


That never works the first time :)

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