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  1. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    Well, my RMA has been processed, but instead of going back to HP Returns it is headed to Houston for an autopsy. The HP rep who called...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 4:39 PM
  2. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    Thanks - that's a very surprising report - but given thermal throttling it makes sense.

    Jan 23, 2019 at 1:22 PM
  3. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    My plan is to return it and sit this one out until I can see some real improvement. I asked yesterday if they would guarantee the...

    Jan 23, 2019 at 1:07 PM
  4. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    TB3 failure; BT lockups; random slowdowns even in pure laptop mode; unable to run iTunes movies in any configuration. The only...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 11:28 PM
  5. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    We are using some TB HDD for a large document production. Could just connect to port directly, but when you are spending this much money...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 11:12 PM
  6. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    HP has finally called and they are sending a RMA label. They say my experiences are "unique" and a "one off" and wanted me to take a...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 8:18 PM
  7. dstrauss liked yodamiked's post in the thread Surface Go.

    Respect for the somewhat obscure Oscar quote. Still one of my all time favourite movies.

    Jan 22, 2019 at 10:38 AM
  8. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    No need for sad faces anymore - I'm no longer in denial - I am h*** on computers and maybe a bad omen if I ever get one that works...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 10:37 AM
  9. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    The BT drops occur regularly with or without the dock or even a USB Hub. Daisy-chain does work off of a single TB3 port, but then I need...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 9:40 AM
  10. dstrauss replied to the thread Surface Go.

    Now, to return to our regularly scheduled programming... As you all know, I chose the HP Spectre Folio over the Surface Go. It's...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 9:12 AM
  11. dstrauss replied to the thread HP Spectre Folio.

    Back to our Folio discussions... There is some sort of problem in the Y Series processors, particularly involving Thunderbolt 3, video,...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 9:11 AM
  12. dstrauss replied to the thread Surface Go.

    Who you callin' a moron?

    Jan 22, 2019 at 8:59 AM
  13. dstrauss replied to the thread Surface Go.

    Or just ordinary insanity... [IMG]

    Jan 21, 2019 at 9:27 PM
  14. dstrauss liked Marty's post in the thread Surface Go.

    I have to say...I love these spontaneous expositions, equal parts philosophy and tech nerdery. It makes reading any thread on this forum...

    Jan 21, 2019 at 9:24 PM
  15. dstrauss replied to the thread Surface Go.

    My Google outfit... [IMG]

    Jan 21, 2019 at 5:48 PM