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  • 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.

  • More support for Windows RT, this time from Nvidia

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - Nvidia will continue manufacturing Tegra ARM-based processors for Windows RT tablets despite sluggish early sales of the devices, making the same commitment that Qualcomm has made, an Nvidia executive said Wednesday.

  • Run Full Windows Programs on Windows RT, and Other Bits and Bobs

    Windows on ARMChris Mills - So you’ve got a Windows RT tablet of some description cos hey, they’re cheap, and pretty handy for a lot of things. But there’s a few things missing from Windows RT — namely the ability to run even basic x86 programs, or Flash on non-whitelisted websites. We’re here to change that, showing you how to run full Windows programs on Windows RT, among other things.

  • ARM says Android and Windows will not support OpenGL

    Windows on ARMSAN FRANCISCO: CHIP DESIGNER ARM believes that OpenGL ES will continue as the predominant graphics API on mobile devices.
     

  • NVIDIA CEO really wants Outlook on Windows RT; prays to "Outlook God"

    Windows on ARMNVIDIA's Tegra 3 processor is running inside Microsoft's Surface RT tablet but so far, sales of the Surface and other Windows RT devices have been disappointing. Today, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang told financial analysts today, "We expected to have sold more than we did."

  • ScummVM for Windows RT

    ScummVM for Windows RTScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed!

  • How to Compile and Port Win32 Apps for Windows RT

    Windows on ARMOne of the things Windows RT users have found most frustrating is the inability to run traditional desktop apps on their shiny new(ish) device. Although it was never any secret that this would be the case, it's still something that many people were hoping would cease to be an issue thanks to the development community.

  • You can run legacy apps on jailbroken Windows RT and will be able to use a third-party app store (soon)

    Windows on ARMStarting out as a rookie among veterans, in a matter of months Windows RT has transformed into an exciting and intriguing alternative to established tablet operating systems. The trigger for the frankly unexpected makeover is the jailbreak which allows enthusiasts to run unsigned apps on their Windows RT-based devices -- there's even an automated toolwhich makes modding a breeze. If you think that is not good enough and you still need or want your old apps, a developer has released a tool that allows legacy programs to run on Windows RT.

  • Hack Enables x86 Applications to Run on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMA Windows RT jailbreak solution is already available for those who want to run unsigned apps on their tablet, but here's one utility that does a lot more than that. Basically, the new app released by XDA developer mamaich enables users to run full x86 Windows applications on RT tablets, without the need to recompile the code or to make any modification.

  • Can A Windows RT Tablet Replace My Laptop?

    Windows on ARMSince tablets these days are amazingly powerful little devices, many people are starting to wonder if they can replace a regular laptop completely. Especially now that there are some great Windows 8 and Windows RTtablets available, the prospect of working entirely from a tablet is indeed looking more likely.

  • Email for Windows RT: Help is on the way

    Windows on ARMSummary: If you're disappointed by Microsoft's Windows 8 Mail app, help could soon be on the way in the shape of a Windows Store version of TouchDown, the popular mobile mail app.

  • Windows RT Whitelist Tool Provides Quick, Easy Way to Enable Flash for Certain Sites

    Windows on ARMFor those who don't know, Internet Explorer 10 has what is called a Whitelist. The Whitelist determines which websites Internet Explorer allows Flash for. For instance, if you went to a Flash heavy site and it wasn't on the Whitelist, none of the Flash content would load.

  • Microsoft said to be testing an Outlook client for Windows RT

    Windows on ARMFile this one in the "sources said" folder. But I've now heard from three of my contacts that Microsoft has completed and is testing internally a version of Outlook that runs on Windows RT-based devices.

  • Rainmeter Recompiled to Work on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is investigating the Windows RT jailbreak software, but that doesn't mean that software developers won't recompile more applications to work on the tablet-oriented operating system.

  • Run Old Macintosh Software on Microsoft Windows RT Tablets

    Windows on ARMThe jailbreak community is once again lending a hand to users who wish to run old Macintosh software on their Windows RT tablet, be it Microsoft Surface or any other device equipped with this special version of the Windows 8 OS.

  • Editorial: Windows RT is Microsoft's biggest mess

    Windows on ARMOut of all the products Microsoft is going forward with, Windows RT is undoubtedly the biggest mess. Xbox continues to see strong sales, Surface packs impressive hardware, Windows Phone 8 is gaining traction, Office is soon to see a new release and Windows 8 is selling millions of licences. But Windows RT? It's all over the place.

  • Microsoft's ARM blunder: 7 reasons why Windows RT was DOA

    Windows on ARMAnalysis Industry doomsayers were circling Windows 8 like buzzards before it even launched, but they picked the wrong carcass. Microsoft's real 2012 roadkill was Win8's ARM-powered cousin, Windows RT.

  • Windows RT's Achilles' heel: Cloud connections

    Windows on ARMIf you work with multiple computers and devices, and especially if you collaborate with other writers, then the combination of SkyDrive and Office 2013 is fantastic. Got an email with an attached document or some notes you've started making? Save the file on SkyDrive (you can even do that from your phone in some cases); not only can you open it in Word on your PC and carry on working, but it will appear in the recent documents list on the File menu in Office 2013 so it's easy to find.

  • Several Standard Desktop Apps Ported to Windows RT

    Windows on ARMOne of the main limitations of Windows RT is that most 32- and 64-bit applications aren't compatible. Therefore, if you are buying a Microsoft Surface and intend to install all your favorite Windows programs, then you're going to have a bad time. To remedy this issue, XDA Recognized Developer GoodDayToDie has begun an initiative to get some desktop apps compiled for RT users.

  • Heroes of Might and Magic 3 for Windows RT in the Works

    Windows on ARMThe number of apps available on the Windows RT platform is getting significantly bigger, mostly thanks to the recently released jailbreak tool that allows users to run unsigned code on their tablets.


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