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  • Windows on ARMThe waiting game is over. Microsoft's Surface RT tablet makes the leap from hardware cipher to hardware reality. Today I can answer many of the questions the world has been asking since June 18, the day when Microsoft first announced Surface RT, the company's bid to become a full-fledged provocateur of hardware lust in this age of fetishized iPads, Fires and Nexus 7s.

  • Windows on ARMSummary: With this week's unveiling of a handful of Windows RT devices, we finally have a chance to see how well the previously mythical RT desktop works.
     

  • Windows on ARMWindows RT has opened up a new world of possibilities for Microsoft as well as consumers. Since the tablets are not restricted to either AMD or Intel CPUs, the product supply chain for these tablets will be more competitive and should offer lower priced consumer tablets. While Microsoft has given us a few nuggets of information in the past about the platform, one of the bigger outstanding question was how would the desktop mode work on WOA tablets.

  • Windows on ARMNow that Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows RT operating systems have been finalized, we're starting to see more and more ARM-based Windows RT tablets from OEMs. At IFA 2012 this week, Dell, Samsung, and Asus all had their Windows RT-powered tablets on display. We've seen some prototypes running older builds of Windows RT, and even production models running the new operating system — but most vendors have been reluctant to let us get a good look at Microsoft's ARM OS.

  • Windows on ARMIt’s been a long wait to see Windows RT in action, but here it is – and unsurprisingly it’s rather a lot like Windows 8. Samsung introduced three Windows 8 tablets in Berlin, and while the Ativ Smart PC and Smart PC Pro are Intel-powered devices, the Samsung Ativ Tab is the long-awaited ARM-powered Windows RT baby of the three.


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