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.
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Tech chiefs are downbeat about the future of Microsoft's latest operating system but the shift in strategy it embodies is here for good.
I spoke with ARM CEO Warren East at CES on Tuesday, who was kind enough to explain the complexities of his company’s business model, along with addressing some of the exciting opportunities and challenges ARM is up against — in short, Microsoft and Intel.
FFmpeg is the leading multimedia framework, able to decode, encode, transcode, mux, demux, stream, filter and play pretty much anything that humans and machines have created. It supports the most obscure ancient formats up to the cutting edge. No matter if they were designed by some standards committee, the community or a corporation. It contains libavcodec, libavutil, libavformat, libavfilter, libavdevice, libswscale and libswresample which can be used by applications. As well as ffmpeg, ffserver, ffplay and ffprobe which can be used by end users for transcoding, streaming and playing
Halite is an open-source BitTorrent client and is based on the excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The remote control interface for Halite has been put on the back burner while the more pressing features that a bittorrent client needs.
FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface. Among others, the features of FileZilla include the following:
Microsoft Surface 2 review, specs: The Windows RT 8.1-powered tablet from the Redmond tech giant has some impressive specs and though one tech review site didn’t give it a high nod, both the 32GB entry-level variant and 64GB version of the device is out of stock as of press time.
With Microsoft feeling the squeeze between low-end Android devices and Apple’s high-end dominance, the company may be pondering desperate measures.
Microsoft is taking dead aim at Android, considering giving away Windows Phone and Windows RT for free to device makers in the hope of getting big market share. Will the ploy work, or is it a sign of desperation?
Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have revealed to The Verge that free future versions are under serious consideration by OS chief Terry Myerson.
Looking for a Vine client app for Windows 8.1 or Windows RT? Check out Bine. This app is simple, free, and lets you record, share, view and do more with the Vine social service. The Bine app also received a new update today, adding MarkedUp analytics support.
Microsoft is actually a fantastic business -- even in a down PC market, the rest of the company's businesses (roughly 75% of revenue) continue to see rather robust growth. Indeed, over the last 12 months, Microsoft posted net income just north of $22 billion ($2.68 per share multiplied by the share count of 8.35 billion). While Microsoft taken as a whole is a superb business, its strategy with Surface/Windows RT simply makes no sense.
Notepad++ is a free source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License. Based on the powerful editing component Scintilla, Notepad++ is written in C++ and uses pure Win32 API and STL which ensures a higher execution speed and smaller program size.
There's been a lot of buzz in recent weeks over the future of Windows, particularly the notion that Microsoft will kill off Windows RT. These claims are overhyped and built largely on semantics. Though Windows RT might not survive in name, you can expect it to remain a part of Microsoft's catalogue for the foreseeable future.
The Lumia 2520 is a 10.1in tablet that runs Windows RT and, in fact, it is our favourite Windows RT tablet yet. Find out why in PC Advisor's Nokia Lumia 2520 review.