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Apr 21, 2017
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How to Boot from USB Drive to Install Windows, Ubuntu, or OSX on Surface Pro Devices

There are situation where Surface Pro user attempt to install any other operating system such as Windows, Ubuntu, or OSX OS to the Surface device. It is possible to install other operating system to Surface Pro from a USB portable hard disk drive, or an even microSD card or thumbdrive. By using USB hard disk drive or USB flash drive as the Windows, Ubuntu, or OSX installer, it provides an added advantage of easier to bring around. Beside, installing Windows, Ubuntu, or OSX OS boot from a USB drive (which is even faster), is faster and easily compare to other method.

Here how to install Windows, Ubuntu, or OSX OS on Surface device from bootable USB drive

Note: Remember to disable Secure Boot if you are attempting to install any OS other than Windows 8.1 64-bit or later on Surface Pro. Otherwise, Surface device will simply ignore the USB installation drive.

Apr 21, 2017
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Amazon Prime Day Up to 50% off for SanDisk Storage

Wanting to get a new SSD for your PC or a microSD for mobile device?

To celebrate Amazon’s 20th birthday party, Prime Day, Amazon US is running a promotion up to 50% off for SanDisk storage, which is good news for whom currently looking for a new SD memory card. So if you are planning to expand your device storage, why not consider the 50% off promotion. And be quick, as the offers will ends soon.

Here are highlights item from Amazon Prime Day up to 50% discount on SanDisk storage:

For more offer just hit the link below:

Gold Box Deal of the Day: Up to 50% Off Select SanDisk Memory Products

Apr 21, 2017
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How To Capture Screenshot on the Surface 3

You can send text-based messages and emails from Surface 3 anytime, but sometimes you may want to share information on phone screen such as high scores you’ve achieved while playing games and other information to friends or family, you need a screenshot. Screenshots are very useful and easily for keep something as memory or share information purpose.

Fortunately, taking screenshot on Surface 3 is not hard and there is few method to capture a screenshot on Surface 3. To do this trick, just follow the method below.

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Hope above solution can help you solve problems on capturing screen on Surface 3. If you have any questions or problems, please let us know them in the comment box below.

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Apr 21, 2017
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Microsoft Surface 3 Price in Asia-Pacific Region

Surface 3 tablet is another impressive product from Microsoft to expanding its Surface tablet line.  Unlike most tablets, Surface 3 comes with design for portable reading, watching video, and doing work. Surface is a tablet with acts like a laptop.

Surface 3 equipped with Intel Atom CPU, 2 or 4GB of RAM, up to 128GB of internal storage, 8-megapixel rear camera and 3.5-megapixel front camera which is the first Microsoft tablet feature 8-megapixel. The new Surface 3 will run Windows 8.1 full version with upgradable to Windows 10. At measurement 10.51 x 7.36 x 0.34 inches thick and weighs 1.37 lbs, Surface 3 also Microsoft lightest tablet.

Surface 3 is available for $599 and extra $100 for 4G-LTE wireless version. The Surface 3 will be available for pre-order and go on sale May 5 from Microsoft Store in 26 markets such as Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

If you’re looking to purchase Microsoft’s latest product in the Asia-Pacific region, here’s how much the Surface 3 price set based on the country:

Apr 21, 2017
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Samsung Portable SSD T1 Storage Drive Up to 1TB of Storage Into a Tiny Package

SSD (Solid State device) is a nonvolatile storage device that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory that replacing conventional hard disk drive especially with its great performance needed by high end machine. Samsung Electronics Co. has announced the release of its new SSD-based portable storage – T1. The Samsung Portable SSD T1 has a sleek black chrome surface and comes with similar size of a business card where measurement 71.0 x 9.2 x 53.2mm and weight just 30g make it easy to conveniently carry.

The T1 is a secure and durable portable SSD that performs 7 times faster than a regular external hard disk drive (HDD) with transfer rate up to 450 megabytes per second (MB/s). With that speed, you can transfer a 3GB movie file in just 8 seconds or a 10GB movie file in about 27 seconds. The USB 3.0 port is no bottleneck either, with an interface speeds of 5GB/s.

Specification of Samsung T1:

The T1 comes in three different capacities – 250GB, 500GB, and 1TB which costs $179, $299, and $599. Samsung T1 will be available in the US, European, and Asian markets later this month.

Promo video for Samsung Portable SSD T1:

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Apr 21, 2017
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Apple Offers Certified Refurbished Retina 5K iMac For $2,119 From Apple’s Online Refurbished Store

The 5K Retina display iMac is totally designed for photographers and videographers and anyone who wants to get powerful machine. The machine comes with 27-inch screen with a 5120 × 2880 screen resolution, or 5K “Retina” as Apple is calling it.

Apple Inc is currently offering good deal for the Retina 5K iMac refurbished at the Apple Online Store, which originally released in October 2014. If you don’t mind a refurbished product, you can grab the entry-level version for the very reasonable price as low as $2,119 that will saving of almost 400 bucks or 15% from the original price.

In addition, there are also two other variations of the Retina 5K iMac are available from the Apple online refurbished store. For $2,419 model, it comes with 3.5GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 chip and AMD’s Radeon R9 M290X graphics processor, 3TB fusion drive, and 16GB of RAM. For $2,549, you can opt for the model with 512 GB of flash storage.

If you still not sure where to get all these refurbished Retina 5K iMac, just head over to App Store here and under Shop Refurbished Section, click on Refurbished iMac on the left pane. You will notice that there are actually some refurbished products such as iMac, iPad, iPod, and Apple TV being offered with attractive promotion price right now.

All Apple refurbished products are tested and certified with cover 1-year warranty. Unfortunately, the deal is only available in App Store in USA with limited quantity available for offer.

What are Apple Certified Refurbished Products?

Apple Certified Refurbished Products are pre-owned Apple products that undergo Apple’s stringent refurbishment process prior to being offered for sale. While only some units are returned due to technical issues, all units undergo Apple’s stringent quality refurbishment process.

They are in 100% working condition, and are then sold as refurbished product. As these refurbished products have been unpacked and manipulated, they might however exhibit some minor cosmetic imperfection, such as scratches, marks or discolorations.

Each Apple Certified Refurbished Product:

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