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  • Review: Surface 2

    Windows on ARMThe Surface 2 represents a fresh start for Microsoft’s tablet line. Sure, you could easily say that it’s the second installment of the Surface RT (now simply called Surface), but with a new marketing campaign, a new name (Microsoft has dropped the RT branding entirely), beefed up internals and an updated operating system, Surface 2 is almost entirely new in every way, shape and form.

  • 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.

  • Windows RT 8.1 Tablet Shootout: Nokia Lumia 2520 and the Surface 2

    Windows on ARMYes, Microsoft is supposed to acquire Nokia's Devices and Services unit in the first quarter of 2014, but before that happens the two companies are technically competitors. This fall, they will release the only two new Windows RT 8.1 tablets planned for 2013. Microsoft just launched the Surface 2 today and a few hours ago Nokia announced the long rumored Lumia 2520 for a release later this year.

  • 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 Surface 2 review: a second chance for Windows RT?

    Windows on ARMWe get the sense Microsoft wants to distance itself from the original Surface RT. After taking a $900 million hit on unsold inventory, the company held a press event where it saved the Surface 2 for last and billed it as a major redesign.

  • 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.

  • Microsoft Surface 2 Review

    Windows on ARMA year ago Microsoft first threw its hat into the tablet race with a new brand, a new OS and a completely new strategy. To make a challenging situation even more difficult, Microsoft chose to go after the traditional tablet market with a device that was neither a tablet nor a notebook.

  • Windows RT 8.1 yanked for now, Argos sells Surface 2 early

    Windows on ARMIf you've been trying to upgrade to Windows RT 8.1 but haven't been able to, here's why. It's been taken off the Windows Store "temporarily" due to a niggle that's seen it playing up on updated devices.

  • 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.

  • Surface Phone 2 Concept Device Emerges Online

    Windows on ARMRedmond-based software giant Microsoft has been long rumored to plan the launch of a Surface Phone, something that did not happen so far, but that might become a reality now that the company bought Nokia.

  • Windows RT 8.1: FAQ

    Windows on ARMWindows RT 8.1 is a Windows-based operating system that's optimized for thin and light PCs that have extended battery life and are designed for life on the go. Windows RT 8.1 only runs built-in apps or apps that you download from the Windows Store. Windows Update automatically keeps your PC up to date and Windows Defender provides up-to-date virus and malware protection.

  • 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.

  • Delta rolling out Surface 2 with Windows RT 8.1 to 11,000 pilots

    Windows on ARMToday, we shared that Delta Air Lines is deploying 11,000 Surface 2 tablets running Windows RT 8.1 to its pilots in their transition to electronic flight bags. Delta is rolling out these new tablets to replace the traditional paper document flight bags you’ve probably seen pilots lug around in large briefcases, which weigh on average, a surprising 38 pounds each.

  • Microsoft Surface Mini to arrive in 2014, powered by ARM architecture?

    Windows on ARMThe rumour mill is still churning with speculation that Microsoft will launch a "mini" version of its Surface Windows tablets. According to a report over on ZDNet, we could well be seeing the product launch in early 2014. Microsoft has recently announced its second generation of Surface tablets, so what could we be looking forward to regarding a smaller form factor?

  • Microsoft's Surface 2: Trying (again) to be cool

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft's Surface tablets have an image problem. The company on Monday unveiled its newest tablets that feature jacked-up components and nifty new dual-position kickstands. The Surface 2, which runs Windows RT, now will come with Outlook, while the Surface Pro 2, which runs Windows 8.1, will continue to operate like a full PC. Microsoft fixed nearly every hardware issue that buyers criticized in the first versions of the devices while sticking with the same essential design.

  • Microsoft's Surface 2 shows why Windows RT will die

    Windows on ARMIf you're looking for evidence why Windows RT won't be around for the long haul, just take a look at Microsoft's new Surface 2 tablet. It highlights everything wrong with RT, and points the way towards the operating system's eventual demise.

  • Surface 2 extends Microsoft's Windows RT long game - for now

    Windows on ARMIn many ways, Microsoft's Surface 2 was the company's big chance to prove that Windows RT deserves its place in the world. Has it taken it? Well, sort of. Let's face it: Surface RT and other Windows RT devices have been up against it for some time now, and for good reason.

  • Microsoft thinks BYOD with Surface 2 tablet and Windows RT 8.1

    Windows on ARMThough consumers are a big target audience for the new Surface 2 tablet, Microsoft is also hoping to woo businesses with features that could make the device easier to secure and manage in IT environments.

  • 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.


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