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It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Microsoft’s Surface RT, and Windows RT for that matter, was doomed from the start. Recent price cuts confirmed it, but nothing quite says it like an official figure inside Microsoft’s latest financial results, showing just how much of a failure the Surface RT turned out to be.
As Microsoft undergoes some internal restructuring, they are more than likely to have realized once and for all that Windows RT and the Surface RT was doomed from the start. So, what now? A sale, that’s what.
Windows RT hasn’t really gotten any traction, nor has Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet and other offerings, thus it could only have been a matter of time until discounts started.
There has been a lot of controversy over Windows 8, with one of the main complaints being the lack of a Start button and the operating system’s focus on touch gestures, but the rumoured Windows Blue update was said to fix all of that and bring some welcomed changes, now it’s been officially given a new name.
It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Windows RT tablet operating system has been a resounding failure with the company’s Surface tablet selling in low quantities and the platform lacking crucial Windows applications. Acer has realised that and thus refrained from making a tablet featuring the OS.
Rumours will be rumours, and the latest brings a juicy bit of information. Microsoft is supposedly preparing a 7.5-inch Surface tablet that will be produced in the masses to take on the likes of Apple’s iPad Mini and Asus’ Google Nexus 7 which have both proven to be quite successful ‘small’ tablets.
Rumours of a Nokia tablet has been circulating for plenty of years now, with executives fueling excitement for such a device. The Nokia Booklet 3G proved that Nokia could make a proper computer and not just cell phones, could a Nokia tablet be on the cards for the near future?
Microsoft set to take on the likes of the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire and iPad Mini with 7-inch Surface RT?
Microsoft’s Surface RT was dead on arrival, it lacked many of the applications its competitors offered, it didn’t offer half as much features as its desktop counterpart did and Microsoft didn’t even provide a proper Office suite for the platform, but that hasn’t stopped them from preparing a next generation of Windows RT devices.