The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 debuted in late June 2014 to excellent reviews. Both thinner (.53 inches to .36 inches) and lighter (1.98 pounds to 1.76 pounds) than its predecessor, the Surface Pro 3 still manages to have a larger display at 12 inches than the Surface Pro 2’s 10.6-inch screen, with a higher resolution as well. Add to that a new kickstand that allows for high maneuverability and the Surface Pro 3 has replaced the need for both a laptop and tablet in one swoop.
Last year, Microsoft released its NFL app for Xbox One and Windows 8 later in the NFL season This year the app is ready for the start of the schedule, but Bill Gates and company still have another ace up their sleeve. After bringing the NFL to viewers through their tablet, Microsoft is bringing their tablet to the NFL.
Now, with the Surface Pro on the sidelines, NFL quarterbacks and coaches alike will be looking at pre-play images via Surface Pro with the new Sideline Viewing System. Teams will receive 25 Surface tablets each week to access full-color photos of each play with the ability to zoom, move, bookmark and draw on the images. Delivered over a wireless, secure system, this process will be about five times faster than the printed out, black and white images used previously. The Sideline Viewing System hopes to increase competiveness between teams and allow for quicker changes to in-game strategies.
While teams are able to use traditional means, there is no doubt this could be the start of a new digital age for professional sports.
The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 ranges from $775 to $999.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Hotels, airlines and travel companies are constantly looking for the best way to offer guests unique and memorable experiences. One of the latest ways hotels have expanded guests’ cultural exposure is through specialty concierges, or on-hand experts who can arrange bespoke travel experiences for individuals or groups.
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We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.