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  • An iPad Lover’s Take On The Surface With Windows RT

    Windows on ARMWhen I saw the initial wave of Surface reviews hit, I started pinging some folks to see if I could get my hands on one to review as well. I wanted to try out Microsoft's new device because I like testing all new devices, ensuring that I maintain a good sense of the overall landscape. Plus, I find it fascinating that Microsoft is now doing their own Windows-based hardware. It's nothing if not exciting. Can they pull it off?

  • Microsoft Windows RT Surface tablet problems: Great specs, but issues inevitable

    Windows on ARMEverything great also comes with issues and problems. Microsoft Windows RT Surface tablet despite coming with best specs has many issues to sort out - We already know that the Surface RT tablet has issues. The question is: how many? Just some weeks back users were reporting a strange muting effect on the Surface audio. It would go on and off on its own, there were also some jagged noises. Then there was the keyboard issue. The custom made touch cover was showing splits at the seams.

  • Microsoft sued over Surface for Windows RT storage debacle

    Windows on ARMIt was only a matter of time before Microsoft got into a legal debacle with the new lineup of products that it has recently launched. Andrew Sokolowski, a California-based lawyer is suing Microsoft for misleading the public with respect to the free space available on the 32GB version of the Surface RT tablet.

  • HP's hardware boss not a fan of Surface, Windows RT

    Windows on ARMDon't expect HP to have a change of heart about building Windows RT devices anytime soon. Todd Bradley, executive vice president of HP's Personal Systems Group, said he's "not a big [Windows] RT fan" in an interview with CITEworld.

  • Surface RT gets crushed in Peacekeeper browser benchmark

    Windows on ARMWhile Internet Explorer 10 may be a big improvement in performance compared to previous versions of Microsoft's web browser, that may not be case when it comes to IE10 running on Microsoft's Windows RT version of Surface.

  • Crappy VPN support: The one fatal flaw of Windows RT

    Windows on ARMI've been using the Surface RT tablet for a week now, and so far I have found a lot to like about it. In many ways, it is a more functional mobile productivity device out of the box than the iPad or other tablets. However, it has a distinct Achilles heel that will render it useless for many: VPN.

  • The one fatal flaw of Windows RT

    Windows on ARMI've been using the Surface RT tablet for a week now, and so far I have found a lot to like about it. In many ways, it is a more functional mobile productivity device out of the box than the iPad or other tablets. However, it has a distinct Achilles heel that will render it useless for many: VPN.

  • Intel: Windows RT falls short of full Windows 8 experience

    Windows on ARMIntel believes that Windows RT falls short of the full Windows 8 experience, with a senior executive telling TechRadar that compatibility with old software and peripherals will remain a key issue for the ARM-based version of Microsoft's new operating system.

  • Desktop on Windows RT makes sense

    Windows on ARMFriday, October 26, Microsoft released its highly anticipated Surface RT tablets to the masses. I was able to snag one of these devices and spent most of my weekend in the web browser reading reviews that questioned Microsoft's so-called "curious inclusion" of the desktop. Perhaps I'm missing something but I don't understand why there is so much angst about the desktop in RT. Some people don't understand why the desktop is there but I think it makes complete sense.

  • Are Microsoft Store employees misleading customers about Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMYesterday brought the launch of Windows 8 as well as the official launch of a number of Windows RT tablets. We went to a local Microsoft Store to check out the new devices, and were surprised at some of the information being given out by store employees. By far, the worst bit of misinformation was that one employee told us that Windows RT is "nearly identical" to Windows 8.

  • Microsoft: Windows RT is 'it's own experience'

    Windows on ARMAre we supposed to think about Windows RT as a different product from Windows 8? That's the question we put to Windows 8 marketing head Tami Reller in a briefing with TechRadar recently. "In a way you are," she says, "it definitely has a tremendous amount in common – a tremendous amount - with Windows 8 but yet it is its own experience.

  • I love Windows 8, but Surface RT is for early adopters and developers

    Windows on ARMSummary: Surface RT has too many limitations to make it practical for me to own an ARM-based Microsoft Windows Tablet today. But that will change over time.
     

  • Windows RT still haunted by the ghost of Microsoft's 2001 tablet fiasco

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's Windows is coming to tablets again, showing that a fondleslab can do anything a laptop can. Yet not all Windows tablets are equal, and Microsoft is relying on our ongoing obsession with physical keyboards to ensure that Windows RT remains secondary to the flagship full-fat Windows 8 operating system.

  • Windows RT version of Microsoft Surface is dead on arrival

    Windows on ARMForget the attractive, four-star hardware. The new Microsoft Surface with Windows RT is a disaster, and I predict Windows RT won't last two years. I'm not talking about Windows 8. The Surface with Windows 8 looks like an excellent (if costly) tablet, especially for businesses. Windows RT is a new OS that looks like Windows 8, but isn't. Bluntly, it runs Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office, and almost nothing else.

  • 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.

  • Windows RT Surface: Microsoft's greatest hardware fiasco ever?

    Windows on ARMSummary: Kin, Zune, and now Surface, Microsoft shows once more that as a hardware company it's a fine software business. - Ed Bott "enthusiastically recommends" the Windows RT Surface."  I think it's already dead.

  • Microsoft: Welcome back to PCs, ARM. Sorry about the 1990s

    Windows on ARMCome in from the cold, we've got Windows RT tabs to flog - More than two decades after the alliance of Intel and Microsoft drove ARM from the battleground of personal computing, Microsoft is warmly embracing the low-power processor designer for Windows 8.ARM was squeezed out of the then emerging and subsequently dominant platform of the time, the desktop PC, as computer makers coalesced around Intel chips running Windows software.

  • What Windows RT Can’t Do

    Windows on ARMYou probably know that Windows 8 comes in two different versions - Basic x86 Windows (this is what you use now) and Windows RT. They have similar names. They look the same. But there are serious differences between the two - ones you should know about before you plunk down your cold hard cash on a Microsoft tablet.

  • Did Microsoft run out of time with Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - Microsoft may have simply run out of time with Windows RT, an analyst said today. Windows RT, the name Microsoft slapped on the OS earlier this week after calling it "Windows on ARM," or WOA, for months, is the forked version of Windows 8 designed to run on devices powered by ARM SoCs, or system-on-a-chip.

  • Is Windows for ARM a Dead End?

    Windows on ARMOver at Cult of Mac, John Brownlee has an in-depth explanation of why it seems unlikely that Apple intends to ditch the Intel chips inside Macs for ARM-based ones akin to the processors it uses in the iPhone and iPad. His reasoning is long and technical–though he does a nice job of explaining it clearly–and it boils down to the fact that Macs need more computing horsepower than current ARM processors can provide.


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