• How does Windows RT gobble up 13GB of storage on the Microsoft Surface?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft Surface owners are discovering that despite an advertised 32GB capacity, they only have room for 16GB of files on their new devices. We took a closer look at the reasons for the disparity, and how Windows RT compares to both iOS and Android in the same respect.

  • A week with the Surface RT

    Windows on ARMI've just started at a new company, and it's been a busy few weeks. Yet I've already had a lot of experiences on my new Surface RT. I'd read my share of Surface RT reviews before mine arrived – and the world doesn't need another Surface RT review, so I'll take you on a quick run-through of my thoughts to date.

  • Surface RT: My week on the road with Microsoft's tablet

    Windows on ARMIt's been over a week since the Windows 8 launch in New York, and that means it's been 12 days since I bought a 64GB Surface RT device with a Touch Cover in Microsoft's Times Square pop-up store.

  • Microsoft Surface RT: Desirable because it's not my work PC, but better than a tablet

    Windows on ARMSummary: I love the Microsoft Surface RT hardware, but was thinking a return was imminent. I then took a two day trip without a laptop and am convinced there is a real place in my mobile arsenal for the Surface RT.

  • Windows RT Tablets Dumped as Microsoft Cannibalizes the Market

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has already launched the Surface tablet and, just as we told you a few hours ago, long-time partners aren't quite pleased with the Redmondians' efforts in the hardware sector. Sadly for some companies, the Surface RT was much more than an appealing product, it was actually a tablet that destroyed their business.

  • Quick Look at the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

    Windows on ARMWill and Norm give a thorough review of Microsoft's new tablet, the Surface. We show you the good and the bad of this Windows RT tablet, from its notable hardware characteristics, unique usability, and software shortcomings.

  • 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.

  • How much free space does Microsoft Surface RT actually have?

    Windows on ARMAs my colleague Tim Conneally recently reported, Microsoft Surface with Windows RT does not allow users to take advantage of the total amount of advertised storage. On Reddit Ricardo Lopez, Test Manager for Surface RT, announced that customers can still take advantage of more than 20GB of free space, but the Redmond, Wash.-based corporation begs to differ.

  • Why there's no 16GB Surface RT

    Windows on ARMComputerworld - Microsoft has confirmed what many had suspected, that it didn't offer a 16GB Surface RT tablet because there would have been virtually no room for customer content on the device.

  • Which peripherals work with Windows RT, Surface RT?

    Windows on ARMSummary: Will your current mice, keyboards, printers and other peripherals work with PCs and tablets running Windows RT? Here's a site that offers some answers.

  • Using RemoteApps on Surface RT (Windows RT)

    Windows on ARMRemoteApps aren't a new feature in Windows 8, they've actually been around since Windows Vista. RemoteApps are similar to Remote Desktop sessions, but instead of the entire remote experience in a single full-screen window, individual application windows are displayed on the remote machine. RemoteApp windows live on the same desktop and can be used alongside of local desktop apps.

  • Microsoft Surface RT gesture and keyboard shortcut guide

    Windows on ARMSummary: Microsoft's Surface RT is a new device and comes with a new UI and gestures, many of which are not intuitive. I found many helpful gestures and keyboard shortcuts and hope this guide helps relieve some frustrations.

  • Surface with Windows RT: Master the Power Connector

    Windows on ARMWhile some may take exception with my criticisms of Microsoft's Surface with Windows RT devices, one complaint is unassailable: The magnetic plug on the power supply doesn't work properly. And if you don't pay attention carefully when you make the connection, you may find yourself without battery power. Don't be a statistic: Here's how you can be sure you did it right.

  • A better way to store media on Microsoft Surface RT: SD cards, junction points and the command prompt

    Windows on ARMExpandable storage is a wonderful thing, but its implementation can sometimes leave something to be desired. Take Windows 8, for instance -- its photo, movie and music apps leverage Windows libraries to access users' media collections, but won't allow users to include removable storage in the app-accessed party of indexed folders. Sure, you can keep all your media on one device, but half it will need to be accessed in a slightly roundabout way.

  • Cracking Open the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT

    Windows on ARMBill Detwiler shows you how to disassemble Microsoft's first Windows 8 tablet, the Surface for Windows RT.

  • Windows RT Surface tablet boasts excellent design, but its still a tough sell

    Windows on ARMAfter forcing myself to use Microsoft's Surface tablet running Windows RT, I came away genuinely impressed. In such a crowded market, though, the Surface still faces an uphill battle.

  • I spent the past 48 hours with a Microsoft Surface Windows RT tablet. Here’s my review

    Windows on ARMLast Friday we received our Microsoft Surface RT, and, like thousands of other bloggers, I spent the weekend playing with it and writing a review. Brian is somewhere on the other side of the world, so you're just getting my impressions for now. But he and Gabe have been emailing and texting me asking, "Did you get it?" "How awesome is it?" "Can you type on it?" and "What do you think?"

  • Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet, iPad killer?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft desperately needs a "thing"—a big thing that transcends the nerdy world of consumer electronics and achieves hero status among mobile-hardware wonks and civilians alike. The iPad is a thing. The Kindle Fire is a thing. Each tablet is a shared cultural experience that's practically effervescent in mainstream consumer appeal.

  • Microsoft Surface: Upgrade to Final Office 2013 RT

    Windows on ARMAmong the many curious aspects of the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT is its inclusion of a so-called Preview version of Office Home & Student 2013 RT. Microsoft previously said that the final version of this productivity suite would ship soon after the Surface arrived. But it’s already available. Here’s how you can get it now.

  • Microsoft Surface With Windows RT Unboxing: Touching the Future of Microsoft (Video)

    Windows on ARMUnlike most products we've seen this year, Microsoft's Surface announcement was a bonafide surprise. In a market where tablets were merely playing catch up to Apple's iPad, the Redmond company deviated from the norm while promising a Brave New World. Several months later and the future is finally here. The Surface with Windows RT is Microsoft's shift in focus as it pledges to Windows 8. And it's in our grubby hands.

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