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Firmware update for Surface Pro 2 delivers improved battery life

By Shawn Knight
Nov 2, 2013
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  1. Microsoft released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 not long after it was released. The company claimed the update allowed the Marvell Wi-Fi chip inside to achieve even lower power states which in turn resulted in improved overall...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,058   +919

    Good to see that MS cares about their tablets.
     
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT TS Evangelist Posts: 1,971   +586

    And yet it misses one sensor that matters - BS detector. I'd like to see one battery-hungry sensor on the list...
     
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  4. scorpian007

    scorpian007 TS Rookie Posts: 35

    They should have pointed out that the Macbook Air is also underclocked to 1.3GHz
     
  5. misor

    misor TS Maniac Posts: 1,025   +154

    I don't get it. does the firmware introduce a power-saving profile?
     
  6. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 4,715   +89

    Same process is done on Android Tablets. Just change code settings. Must have been set wrong when the y first had released Surface 2 Tablet.
     
  7. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,342   +806

    So I can safely assume this tablet is on your shopping list.
     


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