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  • Windows RT Running on ARM Has Full Win32 Compatibility

    Windows on ARMAs far back as I can remember the differences between the full version of Windows 8 and the tablet version, now dubbed Windows RT, were made pretty clear. Whilst the Modern UI section of them was going to be essentially identical the full version of Windows wasn't going to run on anything that wasn't x86 compatible and RT would be the version that could run on low power systems like ARM.

  • Hacker Gets Windows 95 to Run on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMA security expert has already managed to bypass Microsoft's restrictions to find a way to run unsigned desktop apps on Windows RT, so the jailbreak community has started work on developing new ways to make the most of this exploit.

  • Tally of Windows RT Apps Surging, Ballmer Says

    Windows on ARMJan. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Steve Ballmer talks about the increase of applications for new Windows tablets. Ballmer spoke yesterday at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Qualcomm Chief Executive Officer Paul Jacobs also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Windows RT Gets Jailbroken to Run Desktop Windows Applications

    Windows on ARMEven though Microsoft has said so many times that Windows RT is the best way to enjoy the new Windows 8 features on a tablet, many have criticized the operating system for not supporting legacy Windows apps.

  • VLC for Windows 8 Developer Badmouths Windows RT

    Windows on ARMThe VLC for Windows 8 Kickstarter project has finally reached its goal, so developers can now start work on porting the multimedia player to Microsoft's new platform. VideoLAN developers have already confirmed that a Windows RT version is also in the works, but it appears that some members of the team find such a project a waste of time.

  • Media Players Compatible With Windows RT

    Windows on ARMIf you are planing to buy a Windows RT laptop and you are worried about the flaw that it is not loaded with an in built media player like the other Windows OS then dont worry MachineHappy has brought you the complete package of  media-players for Windows RT just a click away from you.

  • What applications are available on Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMTakeaway: Tony McSherry looks at the desktop applications available on the Windows RT Surface tablet. Like all Windows computers, the Surface offers Accessories, Ease of Access, and System applications, and while they may lack the colourful UI of the Start screen and RT apps, they still provide useful functions.

  • Could we see Android apps run on Surface and Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMWay back in January, BlueStacks announced that it would launch an app player that will allow Windows 8 PCs to run all of the hundreds of thousands of apps made for Google's Android OS. Later, BlueStacks announced a deal with AMD that would add BlueStacks support for AMD-based Windows 8 computers.

  • Dell Makes the Cloud Personal with new Cloud software for Windows RT Tablets, Apple iPad and PocketCloud Web

    Windows on ARMDell today is announcing enhancements to its Dell Wyse PocketCloud app portfolio to help connect individuals with their professional and personal content anytime, anywhere from mobile devices or remote computers. PocketCloud Explore and PocketCloud Web provide a secure and fast way to remotely connect to users' PCs and Macs from Android, iOS and Windows RT devices, including the Dell XPS 10 tablet, or any Web browser, enabling users to access and share any content.

  • Microsoft Releases Minesweeper for Windows RT

    Windows on ARMMinesweeper was clearly one of the two exciting ways to waste time at work (after the classic Solitaire game, of course), but the Windows 8 operating system doesn't include this popular game.

  • Google Search app for Windows 8 adds Windows RT support

    Windows on ARMWhen Google launched its official Google Search app for Windows 8 a few weeks ago, we noted that the app was one of the few in the Windows Store that didn't support Windows RT. Today, the company has released an update to the app that solves that problem.

  • Are the Windows 8 Mail and Calendar apps good enough for Windows RT

    Windows on ARMDespite the fact that iPads sell so well, it's often difficult to get a handle on what they're actually used for. In business, the two most common uses are "groupware" (in this context, email, calendar, and contacts) and web browsing.

  • Using RemoteApps on Surface RT (Windows RT)

    Windows on ARMRemoteApps aren't a new feature in Windows 8, they've actually been around since Windows Vista. RemoteApps are similar to Remote Desktop sessions, but instead of the entire remote experience in a single full-screen window, individual application windows are displayed on the remote machine. RemoteApp windows live on the same desktop and can be used alongside of local desktop apps.

  • How much do you have to pay to use Office 2013 RT for work?

    Windows on ARMSummary: Yes, you can legally use Office 2013 to do real work on a Windows RT device like Microsoft's Surface. But be prepared to pay extra. I've got details, including the monthly price tag.

  • Windows RT missing your favorite apps? Try these

    Windows on ARMIf you have a device running Windows RT, chances are you're missing one or more of your favorite apps. Here are five alternatives that could be worth a download, depending on what you're looking for.

  • Windows Store has enough apps to prevent Windows RT flop, say analysts

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - The apps for Microsoft's new Windows operating systems are good enough to entice early buyers of tablets and other touch devices, analysts said Sunday. But the jury remains out on Microsoft's long-term chances of winning its unprecedented bet on Windows 8 and the spin-off, Windows RT.

  • Windows RT: Local Group Policy, MMC, and PowerShell

    Windows on ARMI wasn't sure what I was expecting with Windows RT – possibly something like Windows Phone with a cut down desktop mode. I found the messaging a bit confusing. Lots of talk about what it wouldn't do, not about the similarities it had to the Windows 8 I was familiar with. In reality Windows RT seems more Windows 8 "Home edition" (I know there is no home edition, what I mean is a full operating system that can't join a domain) than Windows Phone on steroids.

  • Microsoft Surface: Upgrade to Final Office 2013 RT

    Windows on ARMAmong the many curious aspects of the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT is its inclusion of a so-called Preview version of Office Home & Student 2013 RT. Microsoft previously said that the final version of this productivity suite would ship soon after the Surface arrived. But it’s already available. Here’s how you can get it now.

  • Windows RT: the essential apps

    Windows on ARMIf you haven't heard it by now, let us make it extra clear - Windows RT is not the full Windows 8. No, it won't run Photoshop, Dreamweaver, or whatever traditional Windows program you throw at it. Except for Microsoft's Office package that comes pre-loaded.

  • Windows RT needs native Facebook and Twitter apps

    Windows on ARMFacebook and Twitter are woven into the Windows 8 OS, but we still need native Windows RT apps to get the most from the services on a tablet - Microsoft is hosting a media event today to mark the official launch of Windows 8, and the Surface RT tablet. The initial reviews of the Surface RT have had high praise for the quality and construction of the tablet hardware, but almost universally reviewers are concerned with the lack of apps for Windows RT.


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