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  Reply # 921873 25-Oct-2013 20:05 Send private message

billgates:. Have the Surface 2 hiding in the house ready to be opened..


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  Reply # 921886 25-Oct-2013 20:51 Send private message

billgates: Went and bought a Surface 2 + Type Cover 2 Purple (backorder) for $739 all up today. Not going to open it as I did not get WAF. Going to sell stuff that I am not using in the house, get the money and then justify the purchase and open it. Should work.


What happens if you don't get enought for your stuff on trade me? just keep selling off :) (Just open it, enjoy it!)

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  Reply # 921993 26-Oct-2013 11:42 Send private message

Have opened it now. It's lighter and thinner compared to Surface RT. 225GB SkyDrive storage + 1 year unlimited world Skype calling to many landlines and mobiles redeemed too. Front camera is really good. Performance is much faster than my current Surface RT. USB 3.0 port is a bonus as well.

Awaiting the Type Cover 2 now to complete the experience.




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  Reply # 921994 26-Oct-2013 11:45 Send private message

My Skydrive after applying the Surface bonus:





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  Reply # 921996 26-Oct-2013 11:51 Send private message

could have saved the redeem code till you needed it ;)

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  Reply # 921998 26-Oct-2013 11:58 Send private message

Sure... But in two years time the 200GB may not much anyway :)




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  Reply # 922005 26-Oct-2013 12:20 Send private message

I'm saving my code, not sure how fun uploading 200GB of PSDs over ADSL would be ha, would be good for basic doc sync across PCs though

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  Reply # 922008 26-Oct-2013 12:24 Send private message

Also MF can you check your type cover is working in the html editor when using IE 11 in full screen, mine isn't detecting some key presses.

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  Reply # 922022 26-Oct-2013 12:42 Send private message

Sorry, what do you mean? How to reproduce it please?




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  Reply # 922028 26-Oct-2013 13:00 Send private message

Also notice I was just offered an update for Internet Explorer 11 now...




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  Reply # 922029 26-Oct-2013 13:09 Send private message

freitasm: Sorry, what do you mean? How to reproduce it please?
Realised it was only happening when IE 11 was in a suspended state, so when you reopen the app, it reloads the page, then it kind of just starts not recognising key presses about 50% of time, It may not even be unique to your editor I was just noticing it when trying to type a reply. I didn't look too deeply into it, will keep my eye on it. On another note, keep getting hardware/firmware updates that don't include details, would be great if I know what all these several 100kb updates were for.

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  Reply # 922032 26-Oct-2013 13:15 Send private message

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freitasm: Sorry, what do you mean? How to reproduce it please?
Realised it was only happening when IE 11 was in a suspended state, so when you reopen the app, it reloads the page, then it kind of just starts not recognising key presses about 50% of time, It may not even be unique to your editor I was just noticing it when trying to type a reply.


You are right. Just tested and it is not working in the IE11 Modern UI.

Just open any Geekzone thread, click [Compose Reply] and the rich text editor will never get the focus so can't type anything.

It works in IE11 launched from the desktop though.

Nathan, can you reproduce this?


Actually just updated Tinymce to its latest version and reloaded CDN. It seems to be working now...




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  Reply # 922078 26-Oct-2013 14:53 Send private message

Might pick up a Wacom Bamboo Feel pen, to replace the one that came with the tablet, supposedly it is a lot more accurate and the cursor doesn't hide under the pen tip like the Surface pen.

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  Reply # 922443 27-Oct-2013 13:45 Send private message

macuser: Might pick up a Wacom Bamboo Feel pen, to replace the one that came with the tablet, supposedly it is a lot more accurate and the cursor doesn't hide under the pen tip like the Surface pen.
Actually found out there is a far better pen available, which is the UP-817e, which was made for the PL series Wacom display tablets.

Emailed Elive to see if they can get it in stock, since they seem to be the only store that can source it.  Hopefully! Since they have it for a lot cheaper than any other international store.  

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  Reply # 922445 27-Oct-2013 13:46 Send private message

try PB Tech they have a bunch of the Wacom pens in stock

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