Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 
1554 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 227


  Reply # 1751019 31-Mar-2017 09:15
Send private message

I'd buy another if the pen works but I would definitely wait until the bugs are ironed out and a bundle deal came along. I've got a Wacom Intuos Pro medium tablet I'm going to try out. (Just on loan to me) So excited!

179 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 40

Subscriber

  Reply # 1774793 3-May-2017 10:05
Send private message

Sleep of Death - another frightening affliction for Microsoft hardware. It can strike at any time, no warning & no chance of recovery - your Surface is gone.

This is one of the few devices I'd require an extended warranty for.

 
 
 
 


gsr

104 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 35


  Reply # 1774802 3-May-2017 10:28
Send private message

Dingbatt: So I pulled the trigger on two Core M SP4s (4GB/128GB). Spent this afternoon setting them up. I must say the display is gorgeous and I almost wish I had got one for myself as well!
So the next question is to do with MS Office for them both. We are currently using Office 2010 on all our PCs but it appears that to get the most out of the Pen particularly, a new version of the programs may be required. I have seen MSO 2016 retailing for $195 per PC or MSO365 University which is $145 per PC for a 4 year licence. Does anyone have any comment on what would work best with the surface? Are there any other essential apps for study besides the ones mentioned earlier in the thread?

 

 

 

It might be too late, but if your sons go to Auckland uni, they should be able to get office for free: https://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/services/it-essentials/computer-facilities/software-purchase-or-download/office-365

 

 


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.