News tagged ‘windows rt’
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
A recent poll conducted by The Associated Press and Gfk suggests Microsoft still has some work to do before their OS makeover captures the hearts of most consumers. The Redmond firm has high hopes Windows 8 would appeal to those looking to embrace the convenience of smartphones and tablets.
Monday, 22 Oct 2012
It looks like those getting Windows RT devices on October 26 will also be getting the final version of Office RT on the same day. According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is already delivering an update via Windows Update that will convert the pre-installed preview copy to the final version.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012
Online pre-order for Microsoft's ARM-based Surface RT tablets has started. The 32GB version is priced at US$499 without the Touch Cover; with the cover, it costs US$599. A 64GB version with the cover is available as well. Tech specs of the tablets are also revealed, so hit the link for more details.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
Microsoft has unleashed the first advertisement for its yet-to-be-priced Surface tablet, which is slated to go on sale on October 26.
Friday, 12 Oct 2012
In a blog post today, Microsoft announced that the company’s latest version of the Office productivity software suite has reached the Release to Manufacturing stage, and is slated for release in the first quarter of 2013.
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012
Lenovo recently revealed four Windows 8 touchscreen notebooks from both the consumer Ideapad brand as well as the enterprise Thinkpad brand.
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012
AMD's new Hondo APU will only support Windows 8 at launch, according to The Inquirer who spoke to Mr. Steve Belt, corporate VP of ultra-low power products. AMD is forgoing support for the Android OS for now; however, it is possible to install Linux on devices powered by this new APU.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed just how much you'd need to score a Microsoft Surface tablet - somewhere between US$300 and US$800.
Microsoft stated that Office for Windows RT will come pre-installed on Windows RT devices; however, it will be a preview version of Office Home and Student 2013. Customers will receive a free upgrade to the final version of the suite via Windows Update starting in November 2012 through January 2013.
Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012
Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo, will join Asus and Microsoft in manufacturing ARM-based tablets and computers for Microsoft's upcoming Windows RT operating system.