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  • Exclusive: Intel CEO Paul Otellini on Windows 8, the Tablet Market and Competing With ARM

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 represents a new kind of Windows release for Intel, in terms of the opportunities to expand into new markets, and the threats posed to the chipmaker's core PC processor business.

  • Now that it's here, is there a place for Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMThe CPU landscape has changed since Microsoft begin porting Windows to ARM - When news broke in December 2010 that Microsoft was going to port Windows to ARM, I said it made no sense.

  • Windows RT OEMs unveil pricing for Surface wannabes

    Windows on ARMWith the ARM-based version of Microsoft's Surface tablets due to launchin less than three days, rival PC makers are only now beginning to unveil details of their own Windows RT devices. If you were hoping Microsoft's partner OEMs would rise to the occasion and beat Redmond at its own game, prepare to be disappointed.

  • Windows Devices: The Future Is Called RT

    Windows on ARMMost Windows users view the arrival of Windows RT (WinRT), the version of Windows 8 that runs on ARM processors, with something bordering on contempt.
     

  • 'No free lunch' with Office on Windows RT for business, says analyst

    Windows on ARMBundled apps on Surface RT cannot be used for work without tying them to another Office license, Microsoft confirms - Microsoft confirmed Wednesday that owners of Windows RT hardware, including the company's own Surface RT, must acquire a commercial license for Office 2013 to use those devices' bundled Office apps at and for work.

  • Three reasons the Surface RT might not work for business

    Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablet earlier this year, it looked impressive, but left us with few details. This week, Microsoft invited a select group of tech writers for a closer look behind the curtain, and began taking pre-orders for the device that will be available as of October 26. As anxious as some are to get a hold of the new Windows RT tablet, though, there are a few good reasons businesses might think twice.

  • Buying tablets for business? The iPad or Windows RT dilemma

    Windows on ARMSummary: Looking to buy tablets to roll out to your business? Now that Windows RT is off and running, is that a better bet than the iPad...? - The floodgates are almost open - we can buy Surface tablets running Windows RT today, and very soon we'll be able to buy Windows RT tablets from the other vendors.

  • Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Priced To Compete With iPad, Not Android

    Windows on ARMIt's official: the Windows RT version of Microsoft's Surface tablet is priced way higher than its Android competitors, and more on par with the new iPad. Is it worth it? Early reactions say probably not.

  • Microsoft's Surface RT pricing 'aggressive,' 'mystifying,' say analysts

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - Microsoft's pricing of its Surface RT tablet was called "aggressive" by some analysts today, "mystifying" by others, even as they all remained skeptical that it's low enough to make inroads on the dominant player, Apple's iPad.

  • Microsoft prices Surface RT against iPad

    Windows on ARMWell, file this in the don't believe anything you read on the Internet department. Contrary to relentless rumors that Microsoft Surface would start at $199, actual cost will be $300 more. Rather than price against tablets selling for $299 or less, Surface competes with iPad, while offering more storage for less cost. But iPad has the way upper hand on screen resolution, which is a compelling feature.

  • Don't Write Off Windows RT Tablets for Business

    Windows on ARMMany writers and manufacturers say Windows 8 Pro tablets are for business and Windows RT (Runtime) tablets are for consumers. Although there's some merit to this pigeon-holing, pigeons can live in many locations. CIOs shouldn't write off Windows RT for business.

  • Office 2013 on Windows RT - business as usual

    Windows on ARMSummary: The first tablets bearing Windows RT are now appearing in reviewers' hands, along with Office 2013 optimized for touch. While showing promise, the handling of touch operation seems to be business as usual for Office use on tablets.

  • New Windows RT tablets raise competition among ARM chip makers

    Windows on ARMNew Windows RT tablets announced at the IFA trade show in Berlin have intensified competition among ARM-based chip makers, which are adding unique capabilities to processors so tablets become more attractive to buyers based on performance and features.

  • Lenovo’s Says RT Tablets Up to $300 Cheaper Than Win 8

    Windows on ARMLenovo Group Ltd. (992), the world's second-biggest maker of personal computers, said new devices based on Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)'s Windows RT software will cost $200 to $300 less than competing products using Windows 8 software.

  • Is Microsoft planning to ditch Intel post-Windows 8?

    Windows on ARMIt's a radical thought. What if Microsoft is secretly planning to ditch Intel? With all of the recent talk about Windows RT"PCs", distinctions between the consumer roles associated with RT-based devices and the more traditional PC roles normally reserved for Intel-based systems have become blurred.

  • Windows RT helps ARM post bumper profits

    Windows on ARMChip firm ARM has posted bumper quarterly profits of £46.9m, up 23 per cent year-on-year, with Microsoft's forthcoming Surface tablets helping boost demand for its chip designs. ARM reported that sales for the three months ending 30 June had risen 12 per cent compared to the same quarter one year ago, to £136m.

  • What Windows On ARM Really Means For Intel

    Windows on ARMThe question on everyone's mind as Microsoft (MSFT) prepares its Windows 8 launch is whether chips based on ARM Holdings' (ARMH) designs gain significant traction in the Windows 8 PC market, and if this will represent a significant dent to Intel's (INTC) PC chip dominance.

  • EU to investigate Windows 8 RT for lack of browser options

    Windows on ARMSomeone should probably let the EU know that Internet Explorer is no longer the force it used to be many, many years ago. Beyond investigating Microsoft's lack of browser ballot after an update was rolled out, the EU will also be looking into browser options for Windows RT tablets. 

  • Windows RT pricing dilemma rears its ugly head again

    Windows on ARMSummary: Microsoft is stuck between a rock and a hard place with Windows RT pricing. Price it low and face less-than-expected profits, or take on the iPad et al and squeeze out the lucrative enterprise market.

  • Microsoft's pricing could kill Windows RT, Windows-powered ARM tablets

    Windows on ARMAccording to multiple hardware vendors, Microsoft is charging OEMs as much as $95 for each Windows RT license. Tech site VR-Zone quizzed a number of hardware vendors on the convention floor at Computex Taipei and $85 was "the most commonly quoted price" for a Windows RT license for ARM-powered tablets, with quoted prices ranging between $80 and $95.


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