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. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

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

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

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

    scorpian007 TS Enthusiast Posts: 52   +18

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

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,163   +197

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

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,392   +106

    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: 6,476   +2,034

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

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