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    Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    New York event should usher in updates to the Surface Pro, Book, Laptop and Studio lines.
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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Surface headphones. So that means the 3.5mm jack is going bye bye on Surface devices then?

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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Should be an interesting event. I think it's almost guaranteed that we'll see a new Surface Pro with USB C ports and a CPU refresh, not sure they really need to do too much to it given the huge success they are seeing with them, but it could really benefit from USB-C alongside the existing dock connector.

    Would really like to see a courier/Centaurus device but i'm not sure they are quite ready..we'll see.... It's interesting that this event is being held on the same day as the second day of Future decoded, which implies to me that they won't launch anything major - given how hard they normally push Surfaces at FD.

    I selfishly hope they don't release a new set of Surface Headphones though, given that mine are only a few months old. I also don't think they need to - the Surface headphones really are great as they are especially since they released the update that lets you disable Cortana, so other than a minor refresh with a better battery life and maybe another colour, I don't think there is much they need to do to them.

    We'll see I guess

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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Surface book with modernized I/O ports, and I'd replace my old Lenovo come Christmas... even Mac switched to USB C/TB 3, what is M$ waiting for, USB 4.0?

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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Quote Originally Posted by globalwarning View Post
    Surface book with modernized I/O ports, and I'd replace my old Lenovo come Christmas... even Mac switched to USB C/TB 3, what is M$ waiting for, USB 4.0?
    As long as they keep an old USB A port. I will not buy a laptop that has only new USB ports. Everyone's USB sticks are A and so are my perhipherals. And I'm not buying a dingledangledongle to carry around. It negates the whole point of a small, easily transported laptop when you have to carry around accessories becuase they were so forward thinking they rendered everyone's existing tech useless.

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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Prediction: USB-C, new chips, even better keyboard, another 1mm off bezels.

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    Re: Microsoft announces Surface Event for 2nd October

    Hoping they offer several AMD APU-based Surface Pro SKUs, as the current models with integrated Intel graphics are under-powered and run pretty hot whenever the GPU is put under even modest strain - that alongside the both at least 1xUSB-C + 1xUSB-A and they'll convince me to upgrade my nearly 4 year old SP4 (which is just starting to show the screen flicker of death fault, whenever it gets warm).

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