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More than just a chip: how Microsoft and Intel deliver flexible work experiences

Someone once said that innovation is taking two things that already exist and putting them together in a new way.

Devices and green credentials: does Microsoft stand up to the test?

If environmental responsibility is important to your organisation, you’ve probably put considerable thought into your processes, the materials you source,…

Streamline operations and empower employees in the modern workplace

One thing we can all agree on, is that the nature of work has changed.  Employees expect…

How to build better flexible work experiences with Surface and Intel
How to build better flexible work experiences with Surface and Intel

With over 70% of employees wanting flexible working arrangements to remain in place and 67% desiring more in-person work, hybrid-working…

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: Designed to exceed expectations

The all new Microsoft Surface Latop 5 has arrived – and it is designed to power productivity and exceed expectations!…

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Microsoft Surface Pro 9: Laptop power, tablet flexibility

The famously flexible form factor of Surface Pro, stays true to it’s roots with the release of the Surface Pro…

Microsoft unveils powerful new range of Surface accessories

When new devices hit market, you expect they’ll be accompanied by some shiny new, whiz-bang accessories to accentuate the device…

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Surface Studio 2+: Absolute power and performance for top talent

It’s been a long-awaited update, but the latest generation of Surface Studio has finally arrived – Surface Studio 2+. This…

Meet Surface Laptop 5 and Pro 9 through the lens of today’s hybrid workers

Hybrid and highly mobile workers require devices that keep them productive and secure. Wherever they happen to set up their…

Evaluating the Business Case for Microsoft Surface

It seems these days, nothing happens within an organisation without a business case. With increasing scrutiny and constraints around time,…

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Enabling educators to shift from ‘digital naïve’ to ‘digital native’

What a coincidence that the only difference between ‘digital naïve’ and ‘digital native’ is a T… training! While the concept…

The laptop that unlocks learning: Microsoft Surface Laptop SE

Microsoft’s first laptop, designed and built JUST for education    Reserve a Demo Unit Help students…

Microsoft Surface Laptop SE, designed and built for education

Microsoft’s first laptop, designed and built JUST for education    Reserve a Demo Unit…

Data#3 named worldwide Microsoft Surface+ Partner of the Year
Data#3 named worldwide Microsoft Surface+ Partner of the Year

July 19, 2022; Brisbane, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, is delighted to announce that it has…

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Surface Laptop Go 2: Design, Performance and Durability.

Connect, collaborate, and explore endless possibilities with style and performance. Now you can dream big – and travel light with the…

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How the Microsoft Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera is changing the face of team meetings

In the last couple of years, we’ve all had our fair share of online meetings, and it is safe to…

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The Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera brings together voices, faces and ideas

We love helping our customers get the most out of their investments into Teams Calling and collaboration. The…

Webinar: Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration
Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Education

Education is evolving at lightning speed, with remote classrooms, new learning models, and complex security issues. The right digital tools…

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 – will I be lured away from the Apple stronghold?

I’ll start with a confession. While I love my Microsoft Surface laptop, spend my days using Microsoft 365,…

Workplace Equity: Investigating the New Microsoft Surface Adaptive Kit

The workplace can, for people with disability, offer a decidedly different experience than for those without disability. 8.8% of the…

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The Battle of Surface Laptop Studio vs MacBook Pro M1

AMD versus Intel, Tesla versus Edison, Netflix versus every other streaming platform. History is littered with infamous rivalries that passionately…

Surface Pro 8 – was it worth the wait?

The Surface Pro has undergone iterations every year since its debut in 2013, until 2019. And then… Nothing. Radio silence.

Introducing the Microsoft Surface Slim Pen 2
Introducing the Microsoft Surface Slim Pen 2

The Surface Slim Pen 2 will transform your digital inking experience. Take handwritten notes and draw with the same…

Meet the Surface Go 3
Meet the Surface Go 3

The Surface Go is loved by both students and mobile workers for compact size, and pocket rocket productivity. And…

Surface Laptop Studio Review
Surface Laptop Studio Review

The brand-new Surface Laptop Studio is the perfect fit for power users, including anyone who runs intensive software. With…

Our take on the Surface Duo 2
Our take on the Surface Duo 2

Nothing says dual screen productivity like the Surface Duo 2. Join Microsoft Device Specialist, Mia Chen-Wong, as she reviews…

Surface Pro 8 Review
Surface Pro 8 Review

The Surface Pro 8 combines the power of a laptop with the flexibility of a tablet. With two far-field…

A day in the Life of a clinician with the Surface Go in-hand

In a healthcare setting, mobile devices – laptops, tablets and 2-in-1s – are becoming just as common as the thermometer.

How to pick the right Surface device for healthcare professionals

It’s never been more crucial – or challenging – for healthcare institutions to provide quality patient care. Delivering this starts…

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Surface Go 3: the perfect device for young learners

During the last two years of interrupted learning, educators and administrators have worked hard to innovate beyond the classroom to…

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Surface Duo 2 – Tiny weight, two screens, limitless possibilities

Is it a phone? Is it a tablet? No, it’s the Surface Duo 2! A shapeshifting, compact and foldable device…

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The 2022 Surface Line-up | Go 3, Duo 2, Pro 8 & Laptop Studio

The newest members of the Surface fleet are finally here! And, as usual, there’s a mix of old and…

Webinar: Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Corporate Enterprise
Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Corporate Enterprise

The modern workplace is evolving at lightning speed, with distributed teams, new business models, and complex security issues. The right…

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DaaS: Why Now is the Right Time to Make Your Move

From small businesses to large corporations, through every industry sector, IT professionals have been among the unsung heroes of the…

Webinar: Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Healthcare
Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Healthcare

The modern workplace is evolving at lightning speed, with distributed teams, new business models, and complex security issues. The right…

Webinar: Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for State and Local Government
Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for State and Local Government

The modern workplace is evolving at lightning speed, with distributed teams, new business models, and complex security issues. The right…

Webinar: Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Federal Government
Digital tools to encourage productivity, engagement, and collaboration for Federal Government

The modern workplace is evolving at lightning speed, with distributed teams, new business models, and complex security issues. The right…

Microsoft Fast Study
Microsoft Fast Study: Zero Touch Deployment

Foreword By Chris Bright, General Manager, Device Partner Sales, Microsoft Australia and New Zealand Over 100…

Device in demand: the new Surface Laptop 4
Device in demand: the new Surface Laptop 4

The ultraportable Surface Laptop has long been a must-have device for enterprise users. Recently, there’s been a lot of talk…

Surface Laptop 4: built for a digital-rich classroom
Surface Laptop 4: built for a digital-rich classroom

Striking the perfect balance between price, performance, portability and design – the Surface Laptop has always attracted attention in…

Review of the Surface Pro 7+

The new Surface Pro 7+ has finally arrived. Microsoft has made some thoughtful changes to their Surface Pro line-up…

Goodbye Wi-Fi. LTE is back in the all new Surface Pro 7+
Goodbye Wi-Fi. LTE is back in the all new Surface Pro 7+

Last seen three generations ago in the Surface Pro 5, LTE has just made its long-awaited comeback in the…

Surface Pro 7+ for Business: Made for new, evolving workstyles
Surface Pro 7+ for Business: Made for new, evolving workstyles

The recent announcement of the new Surface Pro 7+ for Business, an update to…

Webinar: Discover the benefits of modern solutions from Microsoft
Discover the benefits of Microsoft’s modern solutions

In partnership with Microsoft, Data#3 presented this workshop delivered by Collabtech, Microsoft’s expert modern solutions training provider for Surface…

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Build the right Surface fleet in education

Need help choosing which Surface device is the right fit? Use this guide to find the perfect match for…

Build the right Surface fleet
Build the right Surface fleet

Need help choosing which Surface device is the right fit? Use this guide to find the perfect match for…

Seven Minutes of Security | Microsoft Surface
7 Minutes of Security: Microsoft Surface

In our second 7 Minutes of Security episode, host and National Practice Manager – Security, Richard Dornhart consults Mackenzie Jackson,…

Are we becoming more security-minded?

We can all remember the time we started a new job, and a sticky note was stuck to the screen…

How to choose the right surface device: a guide for the enterprise

The Surface family has recently undergone a makeover that goes more than skin deep. Less about looks, the upgrades…

How to pick the right Surface devices for your school’s fleet

We spend a lot of time thinking about where education is heading, what challenges the future may bring and how…

Unboxing the Surface Laptop Go

Surface Laptop Go is the lightest and more affordable Surface Laptop released. With 13 hours of battery life, a…

Unboxing the Surface Book 3

Known for its processing power and incredible graphics, the Surface Book 3 is designed to handle any task thrown…

The Total Economic Impact of Microsoft Surface Hub

More than a smart board or an interactive whiteboard, Surface Hub 2 devices are optimised for teams that want…

Improve Security with Microsoft 365 and Surface

Security is a rising cost for most organisations. And it’s not a welcome one, with 81% of IT Managers currently…

What’s new in the Surface Pro X?

Since its launch in 2019, the ultra-portable Surface Pro X has become the jewel in the crown of the…

Meet Surface Laptop Go – the perfect everyday laptop

It’s been just under 40 years since the first laptop surfaced. While the original grandaddy of modern laptops is often…

Unboxing the Surface Go 2

Primary school students are engaging with technology in the classroom (and from home), more than ever before. Using digital…

Hurdles to clear before adopting modern management

A vast remote work experiment is currently underway. As organisations seek new ways to effectively support a growing remote…

Five devices that deliver a great learning experience

If anyone was previously unaware of the ingenuity, passion and dedication that exists in Australia’s schools, 2020 has left no…

Digital equity and the role of modern device management

Digital Equity, or the ability to access required technology, tools and systems to enable modern learning, has been a…

Zero Touch Deployment

In an ideal modern workplace, every employee has access to technology with secure, persistent connectivity, relevant applications and…

Zero Touch Deployment for Schools

In an ideal modern learning environment, every student has access to technology with secure, persistent connectivity, relevant applications, rich…

It’s go time: meet the new Surface Go 2

The smallest member of the Surface family, the 2-in-1 Surface Go, may have only made its official debut two years…

Inspecting the new Surface Book 3

Children of the ‘80s will no doubt be aware of the iconic Inspector Gadget series. Looking back, the show writers…

Unboxing the Surface Pro X

Join Data#3’s Microsoft Device Specialist, Mackenzie Jackson, as he unboxes the Microsoft Surface Pro X. With a virtually edge-to-edge…

Everything you need to know about Microsoft Surface Hub in 2020

When the Surface Hub was first announced in 2015, there was nothing quite like it out there. The all-in-one…

Why it’s time to take a second look at Surface Pro

In 2013, Microsoft pioneered the 2-in-1 form with the release of Surface Pro. Ever since, they’ve been working to…

7 ways AI has already infiltrated the modern workplace
7 ways AI has already infiltrated the modern workplace

In my day-to-day reading across the web, I’ve noticed that AI stories tend to come in two forms. The scary…

Building your remote working model: office not required
Building your remote working model: office not required

Today’s workplace sees 80% of workers’ time spent on activities such as meetings, calls and responding to emails – leaving…

Modern Device Management - It's Time
Modern Device Management – It’s Time

On October 2, I watched with excitement through the evening as Microsoft announced their holiday line-up of devices to…

Surface Studio 2 is transforming learning
Beauty, brawn and brains – Surface Studio 2 is transforming learning

Classrooms and university campuses sure have changed. It wasn’t that long ago that whiteboards and thumb drives overtook blackboards and…

Unboxing the Surface Laptop 3
Unboxing the Surface Laptop 3

Join Data#3’s Microsoft Device Specialist, Mackenzie Jackson, as he unboxes the brand new Microsoft Surface Laptop 3. With all day…

Unboxing the Surface Pro 7
Unboxing the Surface Pro 7

Join Data#3’s Microsoft Device Specialist, Mackenzie Jackson, as he unboxes the brand new Microsoft Surface Pro 7. The perfect device…

Surface as a Service: Flexible management for schools
Surface as a Service: Flexible management for schools

Over the last ten years, I’ve witnessed a significant shift in campuses across the country – schools and universities alike…

Everything you didn’t know about the Surface Hub 2S
Everything you didn’t know about the Surface Hub 2S

Don’t be deceived into thinking the Microsoft Surface Hub 2S is just a video conferencing device. There’s a whole…

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Introducing the new Microsoft Surface devices

I always enjoy a deep-dive into new devices when they land. The hat-trick of announcements from the…

Collaborate with futuristic applications on Surface Hub 2

It’s collaboration, Jim, but not as we know it! For sci-fi writers, the future has always offered up a world…

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The Creative’s Ultimate Computer: Surface Studio 2 VS iMac Pro

I used to work in the creative industry and as a hobbyist artist and photographer, a lot of my friends…

It's time for schools to revisit Modern Support
It’s time for schools to revisit Modern Support

Modern Desktop, Modern Management, Modern Workplace – all terms that have gathered pace over the past year. With rapid changes…

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Teamwork without boundaries: Meet the new Surface Hub 2S

Empowering teams and embracing collaboration is about to get a whole lot easier following Microsoft’s announcement of the all new…

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Microsoft Surface Studio 2 Demonstration

Join Data#3 Device Specialist, Jesse Lee, as he explores the features of the Surface Studio 2. Perfect for designers, architects…

Video Windows Autopilot Demo
Windows Autopilot Education Demonstration

Many schools find it hard to manage the roll-out, reset and repurposing of classroom devices. Smaller schools lack the time…

Autopilot vs Set up School PCs app

Microsoft is doing some pretty amazing things when it comes to helping customers set up multiple devices, fast. Nowhere is…

Unpacking Device as a Service

Your end to end guide on digital procurement and modern device management. By 2020 there will be 8 billion…

Reclaiming the Value of Modern Note Taking

Did you know that on average doodlers recall 29% more information than non-doodlers?1 This Microsoft eBook explores how digital inking…

Surface Go - built for little hands with big ideas
Surface Go – built for little hands with big ideas

Surface Go is the first step to enabling the schools of tomorrow There is a new breed of device that…

Introducing Surface Go – the ultimate business tool

Surface Go is making headlines for its versatility, portability and affordability. Ideal for the modern mobile workforce, this lightweight…

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City of Fremantle enables a collaborative and mobile workforce with Data#3

Monday 22, 2018; Perth, Australia: Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, today announced that it has worked with…

Customer Story: City of Fremantle

City of Fremantle deploys new hardware and operating system to improve user experience and service delivery. Objective To replace over…

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Microsoft Surface Go – Day One Review

Ultra portable weighing only 522 grams, the Microsoft Surface Go is a no-compromise laptop in a 10″ tablet. See Data#3…

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Unboxing the Microsoft Surface Go

Join Data#3 Device Specialist, Jesse Lee, as he unboxes the brand new Microsoft Surface Go. The perfect device for students…

Customer Story: All Saints Anglican School
Video Customer Story: All Saints Anglican School

Working with Data#3 and Microsoft, All Saints Anglican School undertook a comprehensive review of its technology needs and how…

The impressive returns of education device programs - Data#3
The impressive returns of education 1:1 device programs | Financial impact study

The Microsoft Surface family unshackles students and teachers from their desks, enabling previously impossible ways to teach, engage and…

Surface Pro LTE – a new degree of mobile flexibility

As a Microsoft Device Specialist, I spend a lot of my time helping customers to select the right Microsoft Surface.

5 ways to turbocharge productivity with Microsoft Surface

Turn ideas into action and power through your day with the Microsoft Surface suite. Microsoft Surface devices are intuitive,…

The Power of Digital Inking
The Power of Digital Inking in the Classroom

90% of teachers believe digital inking improves the quality of their curriculum. This IDC study of 685 teachers exposes the…

The secrets of high-performing teams… wherever they’re located

An eBook about collaboration in the modern workplace Think about a time when you’ve been part of a really successful…

Switch to Surface with Data#3 device fulfilment services
Switch to Surface with Data#3 device fulfilment services

Take a behind-the-scenes look into our Brisbane Integration Centre and understand how Data#3 device fulfilment services can streamline and simplify your device…

The Total Economic Impact of The Microsoft Surface Hub
The Total Economic Impact of The Microsoft Surface Hub

Microsoft Surface Hub is a powerful team collaboration device, designed to emulate the oldest form of collaboration known to…

The productivity benefits of Microsoft Surface Hub

By Scott Gosling, National Practice Manager – Cloud, Data#3 [Reading time: 3:50 mins] Designed for the modern workplace Microsoft…

What our IT department really thinks about Microsoft Surface

By Chris Reid, Senior Desktop Support Specialist, Data#3 Limited [Reading time: 2.20 mins] Pitched as the device that can replace…

Surface Book vs Macbook: The Design Wars

By Erin Regan, Graphic Designer, Data#3 Limited [Reading time: 2.53 mins] David vs Goliath. Coca Cola vs…