Windows ARM Software News
A number of users recently found a secret registry tweak which told Windows to look in a specific location for the Windows 8.1 Update 1 files. This tweak also works on Windows RT, which means you can update your Windows RT hardware to Windows 8.1 Update 1 right now.
In late-October 2012 Microsoft released Windows Phone 8. Today, it is still the latest available iteration, more than a year after its arrival. Some would say its feature set was outdated when it launched, more so now as both rivals, Android and iOS, have been improved multiple times since, pushing them further ahead of Microsoft's own competitor.
As a Surface 2 owner, I have come to grips with the fact that Windows RT, the operating system on my tablet, is a bastardized version of "real Windows". However, I love the OS, as it works great and is very secure. On the RT variant, the user cannot install classic Windows programs. While many see this as a negative, I see it as a positive -- classic Windows viruses and malware cannot be installed either.
Several device manufacturers around the world have already criticized Windows RT and even abandoned it completely, deciding to stick to the full version of Windows 8 to provide support for traditional software to buyers.
Hello, Jeff ‘the dude’ Stokes back with a post to help you fully utilize that BYOD experience. That of course would be the Windows Surface RT and Windows Surface 2 tablets. They have a place and that place is Modern Apps. But what about legacy x86 apps you say? You can run those too via RemoteApp, and as Montell Jordan would say…this is how we do it.
Bad news for Windows Phone users, as new info on the release of the next major update for Microsoft's mobile operating system has just emerged and things are not looking as good as we originally thought.
More than a year after its launch, Windows Phone 8 will finally get its first major update in the form of Windows Phone 8.1. Now that the update's release is imminent, developers have started getting their hands on the new version's software development kit, and they're reporting on the improvements Microsoft has made.
A leaker took to Reddit earlier today and listed details of Microsoft’s coming Windows Phone 8.1 surfaced through early access to the update’s software development kit (SDK).
This has been a big week for Microsoft followers with the appointment of Satya Nadella as the CEO of the company in Redmond. ZDNet has all the information you need about Nadella and what he brings to Microsoft.
New VLC for Windows RT screenshots have been revealed, showcasing the current state of the long-awaiting app. At this time, the app is about to be submitted to the Windows Store for approval - yet again.
Intel x86 or x64 processors have traditionally been found in laptops and desktops, while ARM processors have been found in lower-power embedded devices, smartphones, and tablets. But you can now buy laptops with ARM chips and smartphones with Intel chips.
Exclusive to Windows RT, Marvel has unveiled a new endless runner game titled 'Marvel Run Jump Smash' and the game is now available for download at no cost. Play as Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America, and more in this fun endless runner.
This guide prescribes processes and provides a sample script framework that is specific to Windows RT device deployment in schools. It is based on observations from and work done at several schools deploying Surface devices.
LAS VEGAS—Windows RT has not exactly set the world on fire. But Qualcomm's CEO, Steve Mollenkopf, thinks that the chipmaker has a future in the productivity computing space, and a future with Windows. "We continue to be optimistic about the future of the Windows ecosystem whether that's through Windows RT or Windows Phone," he said in response to a question from PCMag.com.
Tech chiefs are downbeat about the future of Microsoft's latest operating system but the shift in strategy it embodies is here for good.