Along with the apology and reversal of their OneDrive policy, Microsoft has also apologized to customers about several issues that many have experienced with their new Surface Pro and Surface Books. The complaints started on a forum, as usual, with several users encountering screen flickering when using the devices. However the complaints quickly spread and even an interim firmware update was unable to resolve the issue. On Friday Microsoft officially apologized for the ongoing issue which has persisted through numerous updates and promise to have more updates available soon, hopefully one of which will permanently resolve the issue. The Register also mentions several other issues which users have experienced in their article this morning.
"Buyers have complained on Microsoft user forums about several faults with the machines since their launch earlier this year, including a "weird screen flicker", slowness in waking from sleep mode and worse than expected battery life. Surface Book"
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My friend has light bleed,
My friend has light bleed, slow waking and a strange hump in the screen of his surface pro 4. I wouldn’t care about the screen bleed but the slow waking thing was pretty annoying when he went to show me his new toy. I was not impressed with it.
Well at least unlike other
Well at least unlike other companies, they don’t tell you you’re using it wrong.
For what they are charging
For what they are charging for these($$$$) M$ should invest more in Software/Firmware QC. Well it is M$ after all and they are PRICING IT WRONG! Enjoy those Pricey Paperweights!
Paperweight is a bit of an
Paperweight is a bit of an exaggeration don’t you think?
Apparently some of the
Apparently some of the earlier surface devices have had WiFi and other issues that have never been resolved.
While I’m inclined to think favourably about Microsoft their past inability to fix issues should leave anyone uneasy.