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Microsoft Officially Kills Windows RT, Ends Production of Last Tablet

Feb 6th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Officially Kills Windows RT, Ends Production of Last Tablet

Windows RT was an awkward, lumbering beast and nobody knew exactly why it existed. This past week, Microsoft officially killed its weird mobile operating system as the last Windows RT tablet rolled off the production line. That last tablet was called the Nokia Lumia 2520 and it represented the final Windows RT tablet of its species. Earlier this year, in January 2015, Microsoft discontinued its

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Microsoft Finally Adds Pre-installed Outlook App to Windows RT

Jun 6th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Finally Adds Pre-installed Outlook App to Windows RT

The release of Windows RT and Windows 8 has come with its fair share of blunders. Microsoft has made some curious choices – like restricting users from customizing their desktops and completely removing the Start button. But one of the most curious mistakes by Microsoft was the lack of Outlook on Windows RT devices. The Outlook app wasn’t even available from the Windows App Store. Since Win

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Apparently, Windows 8 Users Are Barely Touching Metro Apps

May 30th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Apparently, Windows 8 Users Are Barely Touching Metro Apps

In a news release that will surprise no one, Windows 8 users are apparently not using their Metro apps nearly as much as Microsoft would like. Despite Microsoft’s sales angle for Windows 8 as being “all about the apps” it seems like most users have decided to ignore that silly slogan and simply continue using their Windows computer like they’ve always used Windows computers – to acces

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Windows RT Registry Hacked In Order to Improve Surface RT Touch Response

Feb 22nd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows RT Registry Hacked In Order to Improve Surface RT Touch Response

When a company makes a touchscreen tablet, you might think that they would make the screen as responsive as the hardware would allow. But it doesn’t look like Microsoft has figured that out yet. Because a member of the XDA Developers Forum recently released a Windows registry hack/tweak that modifies the responsiveness of the Surface RT’s touchscreen. That’s right: all you need to do t

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What You Can’t Do With Windows RT

Nov 27th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

What You Can’t Do With Windows RT

If you’ve been shopping around for a new tablet lately, then you may be wondering what the difference is between Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets. Windows RT is similar to Windows 8, although it restricts users in a number of different ways. Some users will find that these restrictions aren’t worth the cheaper price of Windows RT tablets, while others won’t care. To help you make your dec

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Do you want a Windows RT Toshiba tablet? Don’t get your hopes up

Aug 15th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Do you want a Windows RT Toshiba tablet? Don’t get your hopes up

Microsoft and its manufacturing partners have had a testy relationship over the last few months. Ever since Microsoft announced the Surface, OEMs like Acer, Asus, and Toshiba have been in an uproar about Microsoft taking away their business. As a result, some OEMs have not signed up to create launch-day Windows 8 tablets. These OEMs include big names like Acer and HP. But Microsoft has known ab

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