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  • 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.

  • Surface RT 2: Tegra 4, 1080P screen, and more

    Windows on ARMOver the past few days, Neowin has been able to uncover many of Microsoft’s upcoming plans for its Surface products. These plans include the specs for the Surface 2, a new battery powered cover, called the Power Cover, and a new dock for the Pro line of Surfaces.

  • Thinking About Surface 2

    Windows on ARMWith Microsoft making its promotional price cuts for Surface RT and Surface Pro permanent, many are asking me whether now is the time to buy. The answer of course, is no. The more pertinent question is whether a coming second generation of Surface devices, which we will refer to as Surface 2, will change this equation at all. Now, that is a good question.

  • AdDuplex data may show proof of Microsoft Surface RT 2 tablet

    Windows on ARMAdDuplex, which runs an ad network for Windows and Windows Phone apps, has posted regular updates on the Windows Phone ecosystem for the past several months, based on data they have retrieved from their ad network. However, the last time they offered a similar update on Windows 8/RT devices was in April.

  • 5 major reasons why Surface RT is here for the long run

    Windows on ARMJust two years ago, before the Surface RT was even on the horizon, another alternative entrant in the computing market was posting miserable (Surface RT-esque) sales after launching. The suspect in question, Chromebook, was only able to post about 5000 units sold for Acer in the two months after its launch in June 2011. Samsung supposedly fared even worse. Analysts across the industry were taking bets on when Google would throw in the towel on Chromebook. They all but called the device destined to fail.

  • After a 900 million write down, Microsoft is building a Surface RT 2

    Windows on ARMWhen the Surface RT launched back in October, it represented a new direction for Microsoft as the platform was running on an ARM processor. By using an alternative CPU, this opened up the possibilities for other vendors to supply the chips that power Microsoft devices. But, with sales not lining up to expectations, Microsoft was forced to write-down the current Surface RT inventory by $900 million and lowered the price of the Surface to help move units.

  • Report: Microsoft to cut price of Surface RT-Touch Cover bundle next week

    Windows on ARMIt's looking like the Surface RT tablet will get yet another permanent price reduction, at least as far as as its bundle with the black Touch Cover keyboard. WPCentral reports, via unnamed sources, that the Surface RT-black Touch Cover bundle prices will be reduced by $50 on Friday, August 30th.

  • Microsoft Launches Surface RT, Pro for Businesses in 17 New Markets

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft has just announced that both the Surface RT and the Pro tablets will be made available to businesses in 17 new countries, as the company struggles to expand international channel availability of the devices.

  • Class action lawsuit filed against Microsoft over Surface RT sales

    Windows on ARMThe exact sales of Microsoft's Surface RT tablets are the subject of a newly filed class action lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit alleges that Microsoft has issued "false and misleading statements" concerning the sales of its first PC hardware product, which Microsoft launched in October 2012.

  • NVIDIA CEO Confirms Development of Surface RT 2

    Windows on ARMWhile Microsoft had revealed that it was working on successors to both Surface RT and Surface Pro at an event last month, many felt that the firm would at least kill off its poorly selling Surface RT. But NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang says that’s not so, and that the two companies are working on a new Surface RT model we’ll call Surface RT 2.

  • Surface RT Sales Are Finally Taking Off – Report

    Windows on ARMSales of Microsoft's Surface RT tablet are now taking off, according to a new report, pretty much thanks to the tech giant's $150 (€110) discount announced a couple of weeks ago. WinRT Source has tried to determine whether the price cut has boosted Surface RT sales by contacting 20 different Microsoft stores across the US and asking about recent shipments of the device.

  • NVIDIA CEO: 'We're working really hard on' second-gen Surface RT

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft hasn't offered any details about its future Surface tablets so far, although its CEO Steve Ballmer told employees at a recent internal meeting that the next generation versions of the tablets are currently being tested. Today, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has confirmed that the chip maker is working with Microsoft on a new version of the Surface RT tablet.

  • Surface RT battery drain issue with Windows RT 8.1 caused by Bluetooth being disabled

    Windows on ARMFor those of you who are running Windows RT 8.1 Preview on your Surface RT, you might have experienced an issue where your battery would drain out quickly. This is a known issue and Microsoft has offered a temporary workaround until the final version of Windows RT 8.1 is released.

  • External Ethernet support coming to Microsoft Surface RTs

    Windows on ARMFrom the "there's good news and bad news" department, here are a couple of updates about Microsoft's Surface RT. Let's start with the bad. (Just because there's been so little bad news on the Surface RT front, as of late. Ahem.)

  • Surface RT sales suck and here's why

    Windows on ARMLate-yesterday, Microsoft released its latest financial results, for Q4 fiscal year 2013, revealing a whopping $0.9 billion charge that is "related to Surface RT inventory adjustments". The $900 million that the software corporation just wrote off is a telltale sign that its Windows RT-based tablet is not selling as well as the company expected, leaving considerable stock unmoved.

  • Microsoft takes $900M charge for Surface RT tablets in disappointing earnings

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s fourth quarter earnings sure look ugly, with missed analyst expectations and the company taking a $900 million charge on its Surface RT tablet inventory. The company has made a lot of big moves recently with its massive reorganization a week ago that took steps to better unify the company and get it back on track.

  • Surface RT at $350: Time to Buy?

    Windows on ARMWith retailers suddenly dropping the price of Surface RT dramatically over the weekend, some are wondering if this is the time to take the plunge. Folks, put away your credit cards: Surface RT isn’t a good deal at any price.

  • Microsoft slashes the price of Surface RT -- will it be enough to tempt buyers?

    Windows on ARMRumors that Microsoft was planning to cut the price of Surface RT have been swirling for a couple of days, and yesterday they came true. Staples in the US is currently advertising the 32 GB base model of the device for $349.99, a drop of $150. Although the price reduction hasn’t been seen elsewhere yet, it should start appearing at other retailers next week. No word on whether the reduction will be offered in other territories.

  • Report: Microsoft cutting price of Surface RT models by $150 [Update]

    Windows on ARMWhen it comes to its Surface tablets, Microsoft has been on something of a discounting spree of late. At its TechEd North America conference in early June, the company offered the tablets to attendees with discounts of up to 80% off the full retail prices; as our correspondent Christopher White reported from the event, that deal was hugely popular.


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