Microsoft Surface 3 Review

Microsoft Surface 3 Review

Lisa Gade reviews the Microsoft Surface 3. This is Microsoft’s more affordable alternative to the Surface Pro line and it runs full Windows 8.1 64 bit on the new Intel Atom X7 Z8700 (Cherry Trail, 4 cores, 4 threads) 1.6 GHz CPU with Turbo Boost to 2.4 GHz. It’s available with 2 gigs of DDR3L RAM and 64 gigs of solid state storage for 9 and 4 gigs of RAM with 128 gigs of storage for 9. We look at the 4/128 model in this review. The tablet has a lovely 10.8”, 1920 x 1280 touch screen with a 3:2 aspect ratio like Pro 3, and it supports the same pen as the Pro, though you’ll have to buy it separately for . The Surface 3 Type Cover is also sold separately for 0. The 1.37 lb. all-metal tablet has a multi-position kickstand, dual band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, 1 USB 3.0 port, a mini DisplayPort, microSD card slot and a 3.5mm audio jack. It has stereo speakers with Dolby, a 3.5MP front camera and 8MP rear camera. ** Read our full written review here:
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In this video, I show the ultimate collection of Surface 3 tips and tricks! I show the use of gestures, charging with a battery pack, using the microUSB port as a data port, using a USB docking station, multitasking (video game + 2 movies) on multiple monitors, using a variety of devices, including wireless mouse, keyboard, Xbox controller, external DVD drive, and more! I also show hands-free voice control, multiple accounts (kid account), wireless casting media to an Xbox, and wirelessly mirroring and extending the Surface 3 screen to a TV. Be prepared to be blown away!

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***YES – most of these features also work on the Surface Pro 3, with the exception of the microUSB tricks***

My tips and tricks video for students:

Links to stuff in my video:

TouchMe Gesture Studio:

Touch Zoom Desktop:

Microsoft Surface 3:

USB 3.0 Docking Station:

Portable Battery Pack:

Wireless Solar Keyboard:

Wireless Mouse:

Xbox Controller Wireless Adapter:

External DVD Drive:
(note: Surface 3 can’t power this directly, it needs to be in the docking station to get enough power!)

Inateck USB 3.0 Hub with Gigabit Ethernet:

Netgear Miracast Adapter:

Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter:

The amazon links are my amazon affiliate links.
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