Even if Windows RT vanishes, its spirit will live on

2014-Jan-08 | Tags: analysisopinion

Windows on ARMTech chiefs are downbeat about the future of Microsoft's latest operating system but the shift in strategy it embodies is here for good.

Only Microsoft and Nokia – which is in the process of selling its devices arm to Microsoft - are still making Windows RT devices; the other manufacturers who were initially involved have now all given up. And there was a notable lack of new Windows RT devices appearing at CES this year.

The positioning and marketing of the operating system has been confusing both to business and consumers. And when asked 'Is there a future for Windows RT?' members of TechRepublic's CIO Jury were downbeat about its prospects.

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