avatarby Tab TimesMarch 4, 20160 comments

surface-pro-3-type-coverMicrosoft Surface Pro 3 Type Cover

($100 – Amazon)
Designed to get work done! One of the thinnest keyboards around, Type Cover turns your Surface Pro 3 into a premium laptop. With improved stability to work well on your lap, Type Cover turns Surface Pro 3 into a premium laptop. The backlit Type Cover lets you work or play at any hour. One of the thinnest mechanical keyboards available, Type Cover features a QWERTY keyboard, a full row of Function keys (F1-F12), Windows shortcut keys, media controls, and a touchpad. Flip the Cover back, and take Surface Pro 3 from laptop to tablet in an instant. When closed, Type Cover shuts down your display to preserve battery life. Choose from 3 colors–black, cyan, and purple–to express your own personal style.

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Also available:
Surface Pro 2 Type Cover ($77.95)
Surface Pro 4 Type cover ($108.00)


Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Docking Station


surface-pro-3-dock($160+ – Amazon)

If you work from home a lot and are looking to use your Surface Pro 3 as a desktop computer this dock is for you. Just click your Surface Pro 3 into the dock to go from tablet to full desktop PC. With an Ethernet port, Mini DisplayPort and five USB ports – three USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports – you can attach your HD monitor, full-size keyboard, printer and more.

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Also available:
Surface Pro 2 docking station

Further reading:
Surface dock review for Surface Pro 4


Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Screen Protector

surface-pro-3-screen-protector-accessories($42 – Amazon)

  • Surface Pro Screen Protector is made with tempered glass to offer premium scratch and chip protection for your Surface Pro 3.
  • Designed for maximum clarity, Surface Pro Screen Protector is only 0.45mm thin, so you can use your Surface Pen to ink comments in documents, take notes, or create in your favorite app – just as you always would.
  • Protection from scratches & chips. Designed for maximum clarity.
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 SanDisk Ultra microSD memory Card

surface-accessories-sd-cardLargely owing to Windows 8 and the Office suite taking up a lot of storage space, new Surface RT and Surface Pro owners will be disappointed to learn that their 32GB, 64GB and 128GB tablets come with far less than the advertised storage available to the user.

Therefore, you may well want get additional storage and, thankfully, at least the Surface has connections for both a microSD memory card and for a USB flash drive.

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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard

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  • Compatible Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and Windows tablets
  • Compatible with iPhone and Android smartphones
  • Wireless Bluetooth HID technology
  • Operating system switch allows you to easily switch between devices
  • Integrated smartphone and tablet stand
  • Detachable cover for comfortable positioning of your device
  • Protective cover activates easy-on/ easy-off feature
  • Rechargeable battery with 6 months of usage on a single charge
Buy From Amazon $54

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Bluetooth Mouse

surface-pro-3-mouse-accessoriesIf you use your Surface tablet on a desk you might want to consider the Microsoft sculpt comfort bluetooth mouse. It will make using your Surface tablet that much easier. The bluetrack technology makes the mouse responsive on any kind of surface.

  • Windows touch tab for easy access to apps andthe Start Screen
  • Wireless Bluetooth connectivity – non transceiver required
  • 4-Way scroll wheel for navigating up, down, left and right
  • Works on virtually any surface with Blue Track Technology
  • Designed for comfort
Buy From Amazon $21

Microsoft Surface Pen for Surface Pro 3

surface-pro-3-pen($39 – Amazon)

Unleash your creativity with the new Surface Pen. Cased in aluminum, Surface Pen looks and feels more like a fountain pen than a traditional stylus for a natural writing experience. With over 250 levels of pressure sensitivity and Palm Block technology, you can write and draw without worrying about resting your hand on the screen.

Buy From Amazon $38.99

Also available:
Surface Pen for Surface Pro 4


What is your favorite accessory for your Microsoft Surface tablet? Let us know in the comments below. Also if you are looking for a case for your Surface, be sure to checkout our best Surface pro 3 cases.

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