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While it has been widely believed that Windows RT is dead, there are signs of the continued existence of the platform in Windows 10 RT. This comes from the supported OSes in Device Guard.
Microsoft has published testing documentation listing 'Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise and Education) ARM' and 'Windows 10 Mobile x86', hinting at some intriguing possibilities.
Microsoft has recently updated its Certificate Trust List after private keys belonging to a digital certificate for its Xbox Live domain had been disclosed.
After the release of Windows Phone Internals just a few days ago, it seems that hackers have wasted no time seeing what could be crammed into a Lumia handset.
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After more than a month since the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has quietly started pushing out the promised Update 3 for Windows 8.1 RT devices like the Surface RT and Surface 2.
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Microsoft will deliver an update to Windows RT later this year but the update will not enable the OS to run Universal apps, which means that the OS is dead and that the company has given up on it.
Microsoft has quietly updated a FAQ page on its site, providing more information about what improvements Update 3 will bring to its Surface RT and Surface 2 devices.
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Microsoft has said Windows RT devices won't be upgraded to Windows 10, but it hasn't yet said what its promised 'Update 3' for RT will include. A report claims today that it won't include much at all.
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Microsoft has promised that Windows RT would receive another update but so far, the company has been quiet about when it would arrive and what all it will included.
From Bing Pong and Uber maps, to anti-malware amnesty, Sprint's call for help, Apple's music 'revolution' and a whole lot of Windows 10, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has been quiet about what is happening with the update to Windows RT's but they have updated their FAQ page to say that the update will arrive around the release of Windows 10.
The modern version of Skype - the one that could be downloaded from the Store in Windows 8 - is being killed off in favor of its more powerful desktop counterpart. The move takes place on July 7th.
A few years ago, Microsoft announced Windows RT and as of today, the OS is dead. We take a look back at the rise and fall of the ill-fated OS during its short life.
From Surface success and the Office touch, to revenge porn, Amazon stores, flagship Lumias and a serving of HTC (c)rap, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Even though ARM devices with Windows RT are no longer being built, a Microsoft spokesperson reiterates that the company is still committed to support the OS with updates in the future.
With the Lumia 2520 and Surface 2 out of the race, rumors of a 10.1 inch tablet running Windows 10 have emerged. The specifications of the said device have also been revealed in benchmarks.
Microsoft has confirmed that its Surface 2 is no longer in production, signalling the end of its ARM-based tablet efforts - but the company's update plans for Windows RT are still unclear.
Microsoft was notably quiet about what will happen to Windows RT and ARM-powered Surface tablets at its Windows 10 event Wednesday, though it did say the operating system will receive an update.
Microsoft has shown off Windows 10 running on smartphones and small tablets, which is set to replace the Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems later this year.
Microsoft will broadcast a live stream of its Jan. 21 event for Windows 10 beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific time. Following the broadcast, the event will be available to watch on demand.
For years, Surface owners have been limited in their ability to create recovery drives without having a working device
It has been an interesting day on the Surface front as Microsoft reassured its customers that the company is in it for the long haul when it comes to the Pro tablets but the RT front has been quiet.
Microsoft focused on how Windows 10 will work on computers yesterday, but the most interesting part of its presentation was a simple image it showed but didn't discuss much.
Microsoft has rolled out its latest update to the OneNote 'Modern' app for Windows 8/RT, adding new features such as printing support, highlighting, and the ability to attach files to your notes.
The modern VLC app for Windows 8 is getting a major update soon and we get to see what VLC for Windows Phone looks like, despite the fact it's still stuck in development for now.
Microsoft has delisted a wave of Windows and Windows Phone games it published from the Windows and Windows Phone stores, including several well-received titles such as "Rocket Riot."
Nokia's 4G Windows RT tablet, the Lumia 2520, is reportedly headed for T-Mobile, over eight months after its launch, while the Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone is now on sale, with some freebies on offer.
Microsoft's upcoming Threshold update will reportedly finally combine its Windows Phone and Windows RT operating systems, which will be used on both smartphones and tablets.
Research firm IHS claims that activity at display suppliers in Asia indicates Microsoft might still be working on a Surface Mini tablet for a launch later this year.
The first-generation Surface 64GB is available from the Microsoft Store for just $249 in a special Memorial Day promotion, while a black Touch Cover can be added to the package for only $30 more.
The Windows RT 8.1 based Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet will finally be hitting the Australian shores and at an exorbitant price, nearly 8 months since its global launch at Nokia World in October 2013.
Nokia has stopped selling its Lumia 2520 tablet in some European countries because of an issue that has been discovered in its AC-300 charger that could cause an electric shock.
Microsoft is a member of a new industry effort to standardize the use of ARM-based processors in servers, which suggests that the company could launch an ARM-based version of Windows Server.
Nokia's UK office has uploaded a new promo video for the recent Lumia 2520 tablet, which takes a strange journey as a man uses the device while getting his hair cut by some odd characters.
Microsoft is rumored to be thinking about a plan to offer Windows RT and Windows Phone for free to OEM for use in tablets and smartphones in order to combat Google's Android OS.
Microsoft will release several critical security bulletins that affect all of its supported Windows operating systems on December 10th as part of its Patch Tuesday event.
Nokia has announced that its first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520, will launch in the UK on December 4 for £399.99, and will be sold exclusively at John Lewis department stores.
Microsoft's device leader Julie Larson-Green said this week that in terms of the future of Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone, "We're not going to have three."
AT&T has confirmed it will start selling the Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT 8.1 tablet on Nov. 22nd for $399.99 with a two year contract, or for $199.99 if it is bundled with a Nokia Lumia phone.
A new rumor claims that Nokia will announce two new products at the Mobile World Congress in February 2014, including an 8-inch tablet, the Lumia 2020, and a Lumia 1820 smartphone.
A new report claims that both the 6-inch Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone and the 10.1 inch Lumia 2520 tablet will launch on November 22nd in the US, with the 2520 to be sold for $499.
Senior executives at Qualcomm have gone on record claiming that the Windows RT 8.1-based Nokia Lumia 2520 is extremely powerful and Microsoft's Surface 2 doesn't come close to its performance.
We compare the just announced Nokia Lumia 2520 to Microsoft's Surface 2, the only two new Windows RT 8.1 tablets that will be battling head-to-head in stores this fall.
Stephen Elop has finally announced Nokia's entrance to the Tablet market with the reveal of the Lumia 2520, as well as the new flagship Lumia 1520 and a new mid-to-low range Lumia 1320.
Microsoft now has a Surface RT Recovery Image available for download, presumably to help out some Surface RT owners who have had issues with updating to Windows RT 8.1.