Windows RT could be about to go the way of the dodo, at least if pessimistic analysts are to be believed. Redmond’s tablet OS managed to grab a meager 0.4 percent of the tablet market in the first quarter of the year and IDC estimates a total of 200,000 Windows RT units were shipped in the quarter.
Prices of Windows RT devices have started falling and according to Techworld it is because suppliers are trying desperately to ditch them.
NPD DisplaySearch seems convinced that HTC is planning to get back into the tablet game with a Windows tablet.
Microsoft is having somewhat of a difficult time convincing the masses to abandon Android and Apple for its heavily marketed Surface RT tablet.
Sales of Microsoft's ARM-powered RT Surface tablet have certainly been less-than-stellar, at least thus far. Nevertheless, ARM CEO Warren East remains optimistic about the RISC-friendly version of the Microsoft's flagship operating system.
Microsoft has been having somewhat of a difficult time convincing the masses to abandon Android and Apple for its Surface RT tablet which is being heavily marketed both on TV and online.
Last summer the industry was expecting big things from Windows 8 and Windows RT, with Samsung touting a plan to bring its own Windows RT tablet to the US by October.
It is unclear exactly how many Surface RT tablets Microsoft has managed to sell over the past few months, although we do know the modding community maintains a healthy interest in setting the device free from its factory-set shackles.
XDA dev member Cotulla has managed to get Microsoft Windows RT up and running on HTC's stalwart HD2 smartphone.
Remdond has been heavily promoting its Microsoft Surface RT tablet for months now, although sales of the device have been less-than-stellar, at least compared to Android devices and Apple's iPad.
There are plenty of old-school console emulators out there for gamers who want to play their favorite classic titles of yesteryear.
If you're one of the ultrabook hopefuls who pre-ordered the rather interesting Asus Taichi dual-screen ultrabook, well, you're going to have to wait a bit longer to actually get your hands on the machine.
Microsoft and ARM are reportedly prepping a 64-bit version of Redmond's flagship operating system for the latter company's RISC-powered chips.
Acer says it does not want to be a guinea pig.
Mobile computing - currently dominated by tablets such as Apple's wildly popular iPad - is essentially a two-horse race of devices powered by Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Although Microsoft's Surface launch may have prompted a number of vendors to ditch plans for RT-based devices, Samsung is reportedly still eyeing an October launch date for an ARM-powered Windows 8 tablet.
Is Microsoft the best positioned vendor in the tablet market? Well, given that Redmond has zero market share, promoting such a prediction would be fairly controversial for any analyst.