Surface Pro 8 gets new pen haptics and improved ink performance with new updates

Microsoft’s recently-released Surface Pro 8 is getting its first big set of post-launch firmware and driver updates (via Windows Central), and it’s packing a few significant improvements. The latest Surface tablet was already one of the best laptops you can buy, but this upgrade smooths out the experience and brings new features.
The company highlights a few changes in this update, starting with new “Surface Pen haptics”, which in reality refers to the Surface Slim Pen 2 only. Microsoft doesn’t say what new haptics this includes, but out of the box, the Surface Slim Pen 2 provided haptic feedback in a few select apps. For example, you’d feel it when drawing in apps like Whiteboard and Adobe Fresco, and it was meant to make it feel like using a pen on paper. Not every app was supported, so it’s possible that’s one of the things that’s changing. Microsoft also mentions improvements to inking performance with the Surface Pen.
There are quite a few more improvements in tow with this rel…

Written By: João Carrasqueira

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