The project to run Windows RT on Windows phones has reached a new milestone. The Lumia 640 XL being used as a test device for this project is now able to run Microsoft Store apps as well.
For quite a while, Microsoft enthusiasts have been working on running Windows RT on the Lumia 640 XL. Now, GPU support on the aforementioned phone's processor and audio via Bluetooth has been enabled.
Once again, someone has managed to get Windows RT 8.1 running on a Windows phone. This time around, the device used was a Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. The user will provide instructions on how to do it.
Over the years, we have seen plenty of Nokia prototypes surface. The 8-inch Lumia 2020 is one of the more interesting and thanks to a dedicated individual, it has now been fully reviewed.
Mercury was one of several devices that Nokia developed which never came to market amid Microsoft's acquisition of its devices business. Unlike the Surface mini, it didn't run Windows RT.
Microsoft is informing Skype users on Windows Phone 8/8.1, Windows RT, the Messaging app on Windows 10 Mobile, and Skype for TV, that they "will no longer be able to sign in" to Skype from July 1.
Having delayed this month's Patch Tuesday updates until next month, Microsoft has now released an update to resolve vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash on Windows 10, RT, 8.1, Server 2016, and more.
Screenshots from the rumored upcoming Windows 10 Cloud SKU have leaked, and it looks a lot like Windows RT, right down to the message that a user gets when attempting to run a non-Store app.
A new report is detailing what we can expect from Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud SKU, and it sounds pretty similar to Windows RT. It will be a version of Windows that only runs apps from the Store.
A single cross-platform app, codenamed 'Skype for Life' - for Windows, iOS, Android, macOS and Linux - is said to be in development, with Microsoft's existing Skype clients moving to maintenance mode.
Microsoft has clarified that while it will end Skype support for Windows Phone 8 / 8.1 - and Windows RT - in October, the app "will continue to work (possibly with some limitations) until early 2017".
The Lumia 2020 is one of many Nokia and Microsoft devices that appeared in a photo today. The 2020 was an 8.3-inch Windows RT tablet with a Snapdragon 800 and PureView camera, due to launch in 2014.
Microsoft's Surface RT isn't supported by its latest operating system - but a developer says he's exploiting a Secure Boot flaw on the tablet to port Windows 10 Mobile to the device.
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.
From the rise of Jolla and Nokia's smartphone return, to Google's Photos faux pas, OnePlus invites, and the $169 Windows 'Cloudbook', it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
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.
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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.
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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.