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Windows RT is Dead

Aaaaaaand Windows RT is dead. Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 won't be coming to either of the Surfaces that run RT, though an update that offers some of the features will. It's Windows Phone 7 all over again. But hey, good riddance. [The Verge] Read More >>

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4G Surface 2 Now Out in the UK, for £539

Microsoft's latest attempt to get everyone (or anyone) using  Windows 8.1 RT has arrived, with a 4G version of the Surface 2 now available in the UK. £539 gets you one from Microsoft with 64GB of potential/theoretical maximum onboard storage space, plus it's unlocked for the 4G SIM of your choice. [Techradar] Read More >>

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The Best Windows Tablet Display Doesn’t Come From Microsoft

A new generation of Windows tablets has arrived with the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2, their second generation tablet, and the Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia's first ever tablet. With virtually identical functionality and OS software, it is the quality and performance of their displays that really differentiates the tablets. Read More >>

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Lumia 2520 Review: Not Much More Than a Pretty Face

Up until now, pretty much your only option for a Windows RT tablet was the Surface 2. But now Nokia is giving you another choice, in the form of the Lumia 2520, a colourful line of tablets that look even larger versions of its rainbow phones. Read More >>

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Surface 2 Review: One Step Forward, Two Steps Behind

The Surface RT was Microsoft's brassy if ultimately flawed to drop a cannonball in the placid, iPad and Kindle-dominated tablet pool. It didn't quite work out. With the Surface 2, Microsoft is taking the opportunity to say "No guys, but really," with a blistering, scary sort of confidence. Read More >>

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Nokia Showing Off That Stuff We Already Know About on October 22nd

The Nokia event we were sort of expecting has been announced, with the company suggesting it'll have some "blazing" new things to show off on October 22nd. Probably that big Windows RT tablet and the 6-inch Lumia 1520 everyone's been going on about for months. Get your pretend-surprise faces and comments ready. [Nokia] Read More >>

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Nokia’s Windows RT Tablet Certified and Benchtested

Nokia's rumoured Windows RT tablet has started appearing in online benchmarking tools, with one suggesting a development code name of "Sirius" and appearing to confirm the Windows tab is running on the high-end Snapdragon 800 and Adreno 330 GPU mobile dream team. Read More >>

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Microsoft Surface 2 Coming to Lose Microsoft Loads More Money

Despite costing Microsoft an enormous amount of money already, the software giant is seemingly set to continue its push into Microsoft-brand tablet hardware, with benchmarks suggesting a Surface 2 is on the way. And it'll be joined by a Pro model, too. Read More >>

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Nokia’s Windows RT Tablet Rumoured for September Announcement

Nokia's long-rumoured move into the tablet world may be about to to go public, with sources claiming it'll be demonstrating and generally enthusing about a new piece of hardware this September. Read More >>

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Master Chief and Halo Arrive to Rescue Microsoft Surface

Microsoft's released yet another new Halo game today, with Halo: Spartan Assault now out on the Windows Store. What's rather exciting is that it's been designed to run on Windows 8, Windows RT and WP8 touch displays, meaning there's now a pretty large reason for Halo nuts to buy themselves a Surface or a Nokia. Read More >>

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Windows 8.1 Has Free Office 2013 For “Smaller” Tablets and Fingerprint Folder Locking for the Paranoid

Microsoft is set to include a free copy of MS Office 2013 with some Windows 8 tablets, while RT users get themselves a free Outlook app for easier corporate email management. Microsoft's also planning to boost the security of the things by allowing users with the necessary hardware to require a fingerprint scan to unlock some folders. Read More >>

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Acer’s 8.1″ W3 Windows Tablet Confirmed as a Thing You Can Have, From June

The previously leaked Acer Iconia W3 has been officially announced by the hardware maker today, which added a stamp of officialdom to internet rumour. The 8.1" tablet is 11.3mm thick, with a dual-core Intel Atom Z2760 clocked at 1.8GHz inside. Read More >>

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Shock: Over Half of Windows 8 Users Just Pretend It’s Windows 7

Research into how Windows 8 users use their posh new interface has found that well over half of owners skip the fancy Metro-style stuff and its new interface in favour of... using it like it's Windows 7. Or Windows XP. Or Windows 95. Read More >>

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Rumour: HTC Returning to Tablets With High-End Windows 8 Pair

HTC is said to be planning a refreshed attempt on the tablet scene later this year, with rumours suggesting it has two Windows 8 models, the R7 and R12, due for launch some time during 2013. Read More >>

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Run Full Windows Programs on Windows RT, and Other Bits and Bobs

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. Read More >>