Category Archives: devices

Surface Go Firmware Update July 2019

Microsoft has released a firmware update for the Surface Go for July 2019. The firmware update improves Bluetooth connectivity and can be found by searching in Windows Update. (via)

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Firmware-Update for Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3

Brief info for surface owners. Microsoft has probably just released firmware updates for July 2019 for its Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 models. Contains the ‘Surface UEFI – 3.11.2650.0 Firmware’ which fixes potential security vulnerabilities (including the 190013 MDS … Continue reading

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Logitech wireless mouse/keyboard devices are vulnerable

[German]Wireless keyboard and mouse models from Logitech as well as wireless Presenters from this vendor are vulnerable. There are serious security issues in the wirelessly connected devices. The vendor plans to patch only a few vulnerabilities.

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Windows Phone 8.x: Apps no longer updatable

Small reminder for users of Windows Phone 8.x devices: Tomorrow, July 1, 2019, Microsoft will cut off the possibility for app developers to post updates to these apps in the store (see Store Apps for Windows 8.x – important EOL … Continue reading

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Windows 10 V1903: Optimization for Zen-based AMD CPUs

[German]A brief information for users of Windows 10 on Zen-based CPUs, which became known in the first half of June 2019. In Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903) Microsoft has made improvements and now supports the AMD CPUs more … Continue reading

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Surfaces get firmware updates with security fixes

Microsoft has released a June 2019 UEFI firmware update with security fixes for its Surface models (Surface Laptop 1 and 2, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book 1 and 2).

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Surfaces Book 2: Issues with Windows 10 V1903 and Nvidia

[German]One should think that owners of a Microsoft Surface Book 2 can easily upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903). After all, Microsoft should know its hardware in detail. But there are worse issues with the upgrade … Continue reading

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Trap: External hard disks with native 4K sector size

[German]Just a brief information for people who maintain larger system inventories with external hard disks. There seems to be a problem: More and more manufacturers only supply external hard disks with 4K sector size. This could lead to serious issues … Continue reading

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Google gives up on tablets

Tablet PCs market is rather difficult, people don’t buy the stuff anymore. Google has therefore announced to give up its commitment to developing its own Tablet PC models.

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Windows 8–10: Update blocks Bluetooth pairing

[German]With the June 2019 security updates for Windows 8 to Windows 10, Microsoft is also patching the Bluetooth features. Some users recognizes that their Bluetooth devices can no longer pair after installing an update. This is by design and not … Continue reading

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