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  • It’s Time for Windows RT to Hibernate

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft might still believe in Windows RT, but support from the PC business is fading fast. Nokia is reportedly the latest company to abandon ship. Although a Windows RT tablet from Nokia has been rumored for months, sources told The Verge’s Tom Warren that the company is now working on a Windows 8 version instead.

  • The Death Of Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) launched Windows 8 last year the operating system came in two "flavors": Windows 8 and Windows RT. While Windows 8 is a full-featured operating system consisting of not only the new tile-based home screen and apps but also the legacy desktop Windows RT features only the tile-based interface.

  • Why Windows RT is crucial for Microsoft despite sagging sales

    Windows on ARMDon’t shed a tear for Windows RT, the neutered operating system cursed to be the red-headed stepchild of the Windows family (to Windows Phone’s great relief). While the OS’s rocky birth has since led to an even rockier childhood, its very existence is a clever ploy for the future by Microsoft—even though you can’t give Windows RT tablets away today.

  • Microsoft: Someone gave us shot in the ARM by swallowing Surface tabs

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has produced the name of a corporate customer in a fresh attempt to convince us Windows 8 is being adopted by businesses.

  • Should Microsoft kill Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMWindows RT is struggling – do its poor sales mark the end of the Windows-on-ARM experiment, or should Microsoft keep pushing its alternative OS?

  • Windows RT Also Dragged Down Windows 8 Adoption, Analyst Claims

    Windows on ARMWindows RT continues to be a controversial product, even though it was officially introduced back in October 2012 together with the Surface RT tablet.

  • Windows RT: Can Microsoft snatch victory from the jaws of total failure?

    Windows on ARMThe next 12 months will be crucial for Windows RT, the slimmed down version of Windows that Microsoft hopes will help it to break into a tablet market dominated by Apple's iPad and hordes of Android-powered devices.

  • Why Microsoft is failing with Windows RT (and what it can do about it)

    Windows on ARMRumor has it that Microsoft is thinking about dramatically reducing prices on Windows RT tablets to stimulate sales. Considering the fact that RT hasn’t sold well against the competition, this is not surprising. But I believe this is a wrong approach for Microsoft to pursue for longer term success in tablets.

  • Microsoft, Stop Trying To Make Windows RT Happen

    Windows on ARMBloomberg is reporting this morning that Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows RT for small tablets in a seemingly desperate bid to spur sales.

  • Why it's time for Microsoft to give up on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMRemember HTC's plans to make a full-sized Windows RT tablet? Well, you can forget them again: according to Bloomberg, those plans have been canned.

  • More Windows 8.1 features discovered in WinRT?

    Windows on ARMIn December, a Nokia employee named Justin Angel wrote a post on his personal blog that claimed he found a way to turn the free trial versions of Windows 8 Modern apps into their full versions without paying for them. This week, Angel is back again, this time with a new post that claims he has found what could be new features in Microsoft's upcoming free Windows 8.1 update.

  • Windows RT 8.1 Leak Reveals Feature Changes, Blue Improvements

    Windows on ARMWindows 8.1 got leaked a few times in the last couple of months, giving us a glimpse into what the future operating system could look like when it hits the market in June 26.

  • Can Microsoft's Surface Mini save Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMReports say that Microsoft is readying a smaller, less-expensive version of its Window RT-based Surface tablet, and may announce it as early as June. Will that be enough to save the struggling Windows RT OS?

  • Windows RT's race to the bottom

    Windows on ARMDell just heavily discounted its only Windows RT tablet, and Microsoft is giving Europeans up to 25 percent off new Surface RTs with covers

  • Microsoft: 'We need the flexibility of ARM'

    Windows on ARMTami Reller, speaking at the JP Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom Conference, stated that customer satisfaction with the Surface with both RT and Pro is meeting expectations. In addition, the software for the RT has been greatly improved since the fall release which has helped to improve the perception of the platform.

  • Analysts challenge Microsoft's commitment to Windows RT

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - One of Microsoft's top Windows executives this week said the company remains bullish about Windows RT and has no intention of dumping the limited-feature, touch-enabled tablet operating system.

  • Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green Says Windows RT’s Slow Start Is A Consumer Education Problem

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s Corporate VP for Windows Julie Larson-Green was at WIRED’s Business Conference today, and she was put on the spot when asked by interviewer and WIRED Senior Editor Michael V. Copeland about the apparently sluggish start for Windows RT. RT’s failure is a consumer education problem, according to Larson-Green, since it’s very different from what’s come before.

  • Qualcomm defends Windows RT tablets despite lackluster sales, biting criticism

    Windows on ARMA Qualcomm executive Friday defended Windows RT tablets despite poor initial sales, saying the mobile device chip maker is "very optimistic with the future of Win RT."

  • Yes, Windows RT Has a Role to Play in the Future of Windows

    Windows on ARMLike many people, I’ve openly questioned Microsoft’s decision to make and sell Windows RT, an ARM-based version of Windows 8 that sacrifices backwards compatibility while embracing today’s key mobile platform. But a recent flub by tech bloggers triggered an understanding of the very vital role that Windows RT should play in the future of Windows. And it’s a need that RT, quite simply, isn’t fulfilling today.

  • Who wants Windows RT? No one.

    Windows on ARMDespite a massive marketing campaign for the Microsoft Surface, RT-based tablets have been a bust, with a measly 0.4% market share. So says the latest report from IDC. How long will Microsoft keep propping up this ill-begotten operating system?


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