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  • Windows on ARMIn February, Futuremark released the first version of its 3DMark benchmarking software made to work with PCs that had Windows Vista, 7 and 8 installed. Today, the company launched a version of the software in the Windows Store that not only works on Windows 8 but on Windows RT as well.

  • Windows on ARMHi. I’ve posted here a few times but I haven’t really introduced myself. I’m Brian Hall, and I joined the Surface team several months ago. I learned about how cool Surface was the first time many of you did when Panos announced it last June. I went to our local Microsoft store right when it became available and bought mine. And I loved it as did my wife and kids (my oldest liked that he got his own picture and his own pin. Shhh.

  • Windows on ARMChris Mills - So you’ve got a Windows RT tablet of some description cos hey, they’re cheap, and pretty handy for a lot of things. But there’s a few things missing from Windows RT — namely the ability to run even basic x86 programs, or Flash on non-whitelisted websites. We’re here to change that, showing you how to run full Windows programs on Windows RT, among other things.

  • Windows on ARMIn this video Jim takes us through a walkthrough of CyberLink's PowerDVD Mobile for the Microsoft Surface running Windows RT. If you like the video, please click the Like button, and please subscribe to our channel. All original content belongs to Connected Digital World.

  • Windows on ARMWhen Microsoft release Windows RT with specially compiled versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote, speculation about the absence of an Outlook desktop application began almost immediately. Rumors have suggested over time that Microsoft had in fact created a version of Outlook for Windows RT, with the reasons for it not being released differing from source to source.

  • Windows on ARMNVIDIA's Tegra 3 processor is running inside Microsoft's Surface RT tablet but so far, sales of the Surface and other Windows RT devices have been disappointing. Today, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang told financial analysts today, "We expected to have sold more than we did."

  • Windows on ARMOne of the things Windows RT users have found most frustrating is the inability to run traditional desktop apps on their shiny new(ish) device. Although it was never any secret that this would be the case, it's still something that many people were hoping would cease to be an issue thanks to the development community.

  • Windows on ARMStarting out as a rookie among veterans, in a matter of months Windows RT has transformed into an exciting and intriguing alternative to established tablet operating systems. The trigger for the frankly unexpected makeover is the jailbreak which allows enthusiasts to run unsigned apps on their Windows RT-based devices -- there's even an automated toolwhich makes modding a breeze. If you think that is not good enough and you still need or want your old apps, a developer has released a tool that allows legacy programs to run on Windows RT.

  • Windows on ARMMicrosoft's Surface RT is a thing of beauty, and that comes from personal experience. The tablet is solidly built, with amazing externals and powerful hardware inside. The display on the Surface RT tablet, too, is stellar, and puts to shame many in the competing arena. That said, the only proper limitation that comes packaged with the tablet, is its inherent ability to run only ARM applications.

  • Windows on ARMSummary: If you're disappointed by Microsoft's Windows 8 Mail app, help could soon be on the way in the shape of a Windows Store version of TouchDown, the popular mobile mail app.

  • Windows on ARMFile this one in the "sources said" folder. But I've now heard from three of my contacts that Microsoft has completed and is testing internally a version of Outlook that runs on Windows RT-based devices.

  • Windows on ARMMicrosoft is investigating the Windows RT jailbreak software, but that doesn't mean that software developers won't recompile more applications to work on the tablet-oriented operating system.

  • Windows on ARMThe jailbreak community is once again lending a hand to users who wish to run old Macintosh software on their Windows RT tablet, be it Microsoft Surface or any other device equipped with this special version of the Windows 8 OS.

  • Windows on ARMThe Surface RT comes in two different models, a 32GB and a 64GB variant with a $100 price difference between them.  You might have noticed that the Surface also includes a micro SD card slot on it and many of you might have figured that you can install your apps and videos and such on to your SD card and save some money since a 64GB SD Card is only $50.

  • Windows on ARMUntil now, I've concentrated on features of the Windows Surface RT that ease the transition from desktop Windows 7 to the new Windows 8. These include Office; the desktop; programs like Internet Explorer, NotePad, and Paint; and the Ease of Access features. Now that I've had the Surface for over a month, it's time to look at the new Windows 8 apps that I use regularly. Let's start with the new Start screen browser.

  • Windows on ARMIf you work with multiple computers and devices, and especially if you collaborate with other writers, then the combination of SkyDrive and Office 2013 is fantastic. Got an email with an attached document or some notes you've started making? Save the file on SkyDrive (you can even do that from your phone in some cases); not only can you open it in Word on your PC and carry on working, but it will appear in the recent documents list on the File menu in Office 2013 so it's easy to find.

  • Windows on ARMOne of the main limitations of Windows RT is that most 32- and 64-bit applications aren't compatible. Therefore, if you are buying a Microsoft Surface and intend to install all your favorite Windows programs, then you're going to have a bad time. To remedy this issue, XDA Recognized Developer GoodDayToDie has begun an initiative to get some desktop apps compiled for RT users.

  • Windows on ARMEven though the Windows Store is constantly growing bigger, there's no BitTorrent client available for Windows RT users who wish to download files via this high-speed protocol. The jailbreaking community comes to the rescue with the first two builds of a recompiled version of MonoTorrent, so those of you who have already unlocked their Windows RT tablets can now use torrent files too.

  • Windows on ARMThe number of apps available on the Windows RT platform is getting significantly bigger, mostly thanks to the recently released jailbreak tool that allows users to run unsigned code on their tablets.

  • Windows on ARMThe lack of a Start button in Windows 8 is considered one of the main reasons why people choose to stay away from the new operating system, but several third-party solutions are now available in this regard.


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