December 21, 2015 9:00 am

How to give your Surface Pro 3 new life

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Even if you don’t plan to upgrade your Surface Pro 3 just yet, new accessories such as the new Surface Pen, Surface Type Cover, and others will bring it new functionality.

The introduction of the Surface Pro 4 in October was accompanied by the debut of debut of powerful and versatile new accessories for the tablet that can replace your laptop—all of which are compatible with Surface Pro 3!

Breathe new life into your Surface Pro 3 with one or all of these new products:

New Surface Pen

The new Surface Pen is even more convenient than its predecessor. When paired with Surface Pro 3, you can now erase mistakes with the top eraser button—simply rub it on the Surface screen like you would with a pencil eraser!

New-Surface-Pen-group_SMALLThe new Surface Pen also stores more conveniently, too. Attach it to the side of your Surface Pro 3 with the flat magnetic side and the new Surface Pen goes with you, wherever it’s needed.

Read here for more ways to use the new Surface Pen.

Surface Pro 4 Type Cover

The Surface Pro 4 Type Cover offers the most advanced Surface typing experience yet. Working on your lap, the plane, or at your desk is easier than ever thanks to a redesigned mechanical keyboard that is thinner, lighter, and includes improved magnetic stability.

Surface Pro 4 type cover product shot

The redesigned glass trackpad is 40-percent larger than the previous generation and packs smart controls that differentiate between unintentional contact and a deliberate click or tap.

In addition, the Surface Pro 4 Type Cover with Fingerprint ID (available at retail in the U.S. only) allows you to unlock your Windows 10 Surface Pro 3 with a simple touch.

Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition

Designed with a dark titanium finish to match Surface, the Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition was created to go where your Surface Pro 3 does.

Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition product shot

This precision wireless device comes with native integration of Bluetooth 4.0 and can be used from up to 30 feet away. Shaped to match the natural curve of your hand, the Arc Touch provides a comfortable, precise way to navigate the screen. When you’re on the go, just flatten it and slip it into your pocket or purse.

How do you get the most out of your Surface Pro 3? Share your tips with us on Twitter via @Surface.