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  • Windows 10 on ARM is NOT Windows RT all over again

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm are moving forward with their Windows 10 on ARM initiative, which is expected to debut publicly in late in 2017 with new devices from HP, ASUS, and Lenovo. Taking Windows 10 from the Intel processors to the ones found in high-end smartphones is one of the biggest, most substantial jumps in modern computing history, because it opens the floodgates to new always-connected consumer experiences.

  • What Is Windows 10 on ARM, and How is It Different From Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is working on a version of Windows 10 that will run on ARM hardware. Unlike Windows RT, the version of Windows 8 that powered the original Surface and Surface 2, this will be a full version of Windows 10 with an emulation layer that allows it to run traditional desktop apps from outside the Windows Store.

  • 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.

  • Microsoft Rolls Out $200 (€150) Discount for 64 GB Surface RT

    Windows on ARMAll eyes are currently on the Surface Pro 3, but that doesn't necessarily mean that Microsoft has forgot the previous models which are still on sale both online and at retail stores. Redmond today launched a new discount for the original Surface tablet that's now available for only $249 (180 euros) thanks to a Memorial Day sale that cuts $200 (€150) off the initial price.

  • Microsoft Surface RT 32GB Now Available for $199 (€142)

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's Surface RT, which is actually the first tablet in the company's history, is now available at a very special price in a number of specialty stores across the United States. The Surface RT with 32 GB of storage space will be available for as low as $199 (142 euros) in new specialty stores that will open this month, according to a new report by WinBeta, while Dell's Venue Pro 8-inch tablet will retail for only $99 (71 euros).

  • Microsoft Surface RT Now Available for Only $179 (€130)

    Windows on ARMIf you are looking for a real bargain these days and you’re planning to purchase a Microsoft Surface tablet, you’re in luck. Windows Phone Central has come across a pretty special offer available on eBay that sells the original Surface RT tablet with 32 GB of storage space for only $179 (€130).

  • Microsoft targets Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 in new Surface RT ad

    Windows on ARMAfter pitting its Surface 2 against Apple's iPad Air (unsurprisingly, the former wins that round), Microsoft is now going after Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 in a new Surface RT ad that focuses on the connectivity options offered by the two devices.

  • Best Buy to sell Microsoft's Surface RT for $199.99

    Windows on ARMYes, you've read that correctly. Microsoft's Surface RT tablet will be available at US retailer Best Buy under the magical $200 mark. The $199.99 price tag will be attached next to the Windows RT slate between November 28 and November 30, just in time for Black Friday.

  • Surface 2: Thinking different about my device experience

    Windows on ARMI admit it. I was one of those crazies who stood in line to buy a first-generation Surface RT in the first hour it was available. And I did so without having had a chance to test drive a device for more than a few minutes beforehand.

  • Surface works with official Ethernet adapter thanks to Windows RT 8.1 [Update .... or not?]

    Windows on ARMIf you bought an original Surface tablet when it was first released in October 2012, you might have noticed that it did not have an Ethernet port. The tablet also didn't support any USB-based Ethernet adapters. There have been rumors that Microsoft was working on adding Ethernet drivers to Windows RT for the 8.1 release, but Microsoft never officially commented on those plans.

  • Microsoft provides fix for battery issues found by some Surface RT owners

    Windows on ARMA number of people who own the original Surface RT tablet (now known just as Surface) have not had a lot of luck when it comes to updating the tablet to Windows RT 8.1. Microsoft pulled that update from the Windows Store a couple of days after it was released because it was bricking some Surface RT devices. Microsoft put the update back in the store earlier this week.

  • Microsoft drops 'RT' from name of original Surface tablet

    Windows on ARMIn February, Neowin reported that Microsoft rebranded its original Surface tablets, but it appears the branding changes aren’t over – Microsoft has now dropped the “RT” from its original Surface tablet’s name entirely.

  • Microsoft Provides Updated Statement on Botched Windows RT 8.1 Update

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has brought back the Windows RT 8.1 update in the Store, revealing that it finally fixed a bug which bricked several Surface RT tablets. The company initially said that its botched update only affected a small number of tablets, indicating that only 1 in every 1,000 Surface RTs have actually been damaged.

  • Microsoft: Windows RT 8.1 fix still in the works

    Windows on ARMSummary: Microsoft officials say a fix to Window RT 8.1 is still in the works two days after the company pulled the operating system update from the Windows Store. Updating issues are affecting Surface RT owners only, Microsoft says.

  • Windows RT 8.1 available and it’s a surprisingly big deal

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s big news this week was, of course, the official release of Windows 8.1, but what was less discussed was the fact that Windows RT had received the same update. Windows 8.1 RT is here, and it is a dramatic improvement over the previous iteration.

  • Is Microsoft deliberately misleading buyers over Surface 2?

    Windows on ARMWe all know the original Surface RT failed badly, and there are multiple reasons for its lack of success, including overpricing, poor distribution, commercials that revealed nothing about the product, and of course Windows RT -- the operating system that was a total mystery to consumers. No one knew anything about it. It came out of nowhere, hidden in the shadows of Windows 8.

  • Surface 2: hands-on with Microsoft's new Windows RT tablet that 'doesn't slow down'

    Windows on ARMTom Warren takes a close-up look at Microsoft's new Surface 2 tablet running Windows 8.1 RT.

  • Microsoft Strategy Update: Windows RT and Windows Phone

    Windows on ARMIn this second look at some of the information Microsoft provided at its Financial Analysts Meeting, we see how Microsoft is evolving Windows RT and Windows Phone into something that I think makes a lot more sense: A single product line with a single runtime and app model.

  • Microsoft commits to 'many more' Windows RT tablets

    Windows on ARMDon’t count Windows RT out yet: Microsoft executives said Thursday that customers should expect “many more Windows RT tablets” in the future.

  • Microsoft's Surface 2: New reports on Surface RT's successor

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft is readying not one, but two new Surfaces for this holiday season. The Haswell-based Surface 2 Pro is the successor to the Surface Pro, according to sourced reports. And the NVIDIA Tegra 4-based Surface 2 is the successor to Surface RT, according to new leaks from Neowin.Net and the Windows SuperSite on September 9.


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