In their Surface Pro 3 October firmware update Microsoft have provided support for the new Surface Pro 4 Type Cover. Many people are ditching their Surface Pro 3 type covers in favour of the new one released with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 last month. But if you are outside of the US, beware. The new type cover, according to much internet chatter, is a major upgrade from the old Surface Pro 3 cover providing a much more solid experience with both keyboard and trackpad.
If you have a Surface 3 you will be receiving a new firmware update from today to help improve the stability of mobile broadband: The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 9/18/2015” when you view your update history. Surface Modem Firmware Update (v188.8.131.52) improves mobile broadband network stability (for Surface 3 (AT&T 4G LTE) and Surface 3 (4G LTE) in North America (non-AT&T)). Surface Modem Firmware Update (v1521.
As I tweeted about yesterday, Microsoft have released a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 which improves power usage when an SD card is being used. The following update will be listed as “System Firmware Update – 9/15/2015” or “System Hardware Update – 9/15/2015” when you view your update history. USB 3.0 Card Reader driver update (v10.0.10240.31217) improves the system power usage when an SD card is inserted.
If you have a [Surface Pro 3][LINK-1] you will be receiving a [new update][LINK-2] today to help improve the performance and stability of the Intel HD Graphics 5000 adapter under [Windows 10][LINK-3]: The following update will be listed as “Intel Corporation driver update for Intel(R) HD Graphics Family” when you view your update history. HD Graphics Family driver update (v10.18.15.4256) improves graphics performance and stability on Windows 10. Before you go ahead with the update Microsoft warns: