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Windows RT update

  • You can make Windows 10 act like Windows RT with the Creators Update

    Windows on ARMIf Windows RT was known for one thing, it was for being locked to the Windows Store for all your apps and games. This in turn essentially killed Windows RT right out of the gate, as the Windows Store was lacking in apps from top developers.

  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update Now Available for Raspberry Pi 3

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has announced that Windows 10 IoT Core is now available with the Anniversary Update, which brings a long list of improvements, new features, and support for more devices and apps.

  • Hackers manage to unlock Windows RT tablets and run non-Windows OS

    Windows on ARMThe latest Patch Tuesday update killed a major vulnerability that could have potentially let hackers unlock ARM-powered Windows RT tablets and install non-approved Windows programs. Fortunately for Windows RT tablet owners, Microsoft’s security engineers discovered this vulnerability before hackers exploited it.

  • Microsoft’s Windows RT security patch also stops you from loading Linux

    Windows on ARMIt was big news when Microsoft announced it was working on a version of Windows that would run on tablets with ARM-based processors… but by the time Windows RT actually launched it was a lot less exciting. Devices like the Microsoft Surface and Surface 2 couldn’t run desktop Windows apps and weren’t significantly cheaper than Intel Atom-powered tablets running the full version of Windows, and they didn’t even get better battery life.

  • A developer is working to bring Windows 10 Mobile to the Surface RT

    Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 devices, owners of those devices running Windows RT were understandably frustrated by the news that they would not be offered an upgrade path to the new OS. Instead, the company released Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 in September, adding a Windows 10-style Start menu for those devices, but little else.

  • Windows 10 RT shows signs of existence

    Windows on ARMIt would appear that the rumors of Windows RT's demise have been greatly exaggerated. The dead OS is showing signs of life as Windows 10 RT. Windows RT, announced and released in 2012, was designed to bring Windows to ARM based processors. User adoption was extremely low, as the OS looked exactly like Windows 8; however, it was only able to run apps that were available in the Store, as well as Office RT, which came preinstalled.

  • Microsoft updates Windows 10 IoT Core and releases it for commercial development

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has delivered improvements to its version of the Windows 10 platform for small, low-cost devices like the Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computer, making it officially available for commercial hardware developers to use at the same time.

  • Long-Awaited Windows RT 8.1 Update Lands, Nobody Cares

    Windows on ARMIf a tree falls in a forest, but there's no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? If Microsoft gets around to updating Windows RT 8.1, but there's no one still using a Windows RT device, does anyone notice?

  • What's new and improved on the Windows 10 Start Menu on Windows RT 8.1

    Windows on ARMLate yesterday Microsoft pushed several optional updates to devices running Windows RT 8.1 and one of those updates, KB3033055, is what delivered the Windows 10 style Start Menu to those still on Windows RT 8.1 devices.

  • Microsoft Launches the Original Windows 10 Start Menu on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMWindows RT devices, such as the Surface RT and the Surface 2, won’t get an upgrade to Windows 10, but instead Microsoft has been working on an update that brings some of the features of the new OS on these old tablets.

  • Windows RT will not be able to run Universal apps after Update 3 is released

    Windows on ARMIf you are a Windows developer, you will surely have heard Microsoft's new pitch: build Universal apps. The idea is that you can run your apps on any of the company's platforms with changes needed only to the UI, not to the underlying code base. But, if you are a Windows RT user, Universal apps signal the end of the road for your device.

  • Microsoft confirms Start Menu coming in Windows RT 8.1 Update 3, along with improved lockscreen

    Windows on ARMA few weeks ago, I exclusively revealed that Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 would introduce the Start Menu to Windows RT devices, and with it bring a few other minor additions. Today, Microsoft has confirmed that the Start Menu is indeed coming in Update 3, along with improvements to the lockscreen.

  • Microsoft Confirms September 2015 Update for Windows RT

    Windows on ARMWindows RT doesn't seem to have a future in Microsoft's lineup, but after Redmond's marketing push to convince buyers to get tablets running this OS, the company cannot simply give up on the platform and stop supporting it.

  • Microsoft’s Bringing the Old Windows 10 Start Menu on Windows RT Tablets - Report

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is bringing back the Start menu in Windows 10, and that’s quite a big change for those who wanted a more familiar desktop, but it turns out that Redmond is also looking to introduce this feature on Windows RT, its almost-abandoned version of Windows 8 running on ARM tablets.

  • Upcoming Windows RT 8.1 "Update 3" to include Start Menu; won't be major update

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has been extremely quiet regarding the upcoming “Update 3” for Windows RT 8.1 users, which is set to land sometime this September. We first learned about the existence of Update 3 back in January, where Microsoft confirmed Windows RT 8.1 would not be receiving the full Windows 10 treatment.

  • Windows RT lives! 8.1 Update 3 coming in September -- here are 5 things I want from it

    Windows on ARMIs Windows RT a failure? Obviously it is. With that said, failing is not always a bad thing. Taking risks and trying new things is essential to a company's survival. Microsoft was smart to make a version of Windows for ARM processors. The problem, of course, is that ARM processors cannot run x86 software.

  • Windows 8.1 RT Update 3 to Launch in September, It Won’t Be the Full Windows 10

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft doesn’t seem to be willing to build any other Windows RT device after Surface RT and Surface 2, but the company still has to update the tablets it already sold for a couple more years to lend a hand to those who purchased the first-generation Surfaces.

  • Windows RT update 3 is coming in September

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft had previously announced that the Surface RT and Surface 2 would not be getting Windows 10. Instead, these devices will be getting an update but the company has not stated what it will include and until today, we did not know when it would arrive.

  • Microsoft: Windows RT update is coming around the time of Windows 10 release

    Windows on ARMBack in January, Microsoft announced that Windows RT devices like the Surface RT and Surface 2 would not be receiving Windows 10 when it launches on July 29th, but instead will receive an update that includes some of Windows 10's features. Since then, we've not really heard much about this mysterious update.

  • Windows RT is Dead, But Microsoft Hasn't Learned

    Windows on ARMWindows RT is dead, according to a Microsoft slide shown on WinBeta.org today. It will not receive updates. It has no upgrade path, although it may get a few consolation features. It was a bad idea in the first place. And now, Microsoft may be making the same mistake again with Windows 10.


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