Owners of Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 tablet should get more pep out of the battery courtesy of a recent update.
On October 25, Microsoft released a firmware and driver pack for the Surface Pro 2. One of the goals of the update was to reduce the battery juice required by the Wi-Fi hardware. And Microsoft seems to have succeeded in that area.
Running a series of battery tests, tech review site Anandtech found that the tablet now lasts for more than 8 hours while browsing the Web via a Wi-Fi connection. That number represents an almost 25 percent jump … Read more