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Windows RT

Dec 11th, 2018, by in Latest news

The Windows Store is apparently having some issues on Windows 8.1, Windows RT and Windows Phone 8.1, with users being unable to download apps or even browse the store on PC

Jan 28th, 2018, by in Latest news

Don’t toss out your Windows 10 Mobile device, yet. If developer Ben (“imbushuo”) has anything to say about it, that handset could be a little bit more than just a paperweight.

Jan 15th, 2018, by in Latest news

Just a couple days after the release of WIP 2.3, developer Gustave M. Has managed to install both Windows RT and Windows 10 on a Lumia 830.

Jun 5th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has begun sending out communications to users informing them that they will be discontinuing certain versions of Skype on a variety of platforms from July 1st 2017. Among the versions mentioned in the communication are those on Windows Phone 8 and 8.1, Windows RT, TV, and Messaging App for Windows 10 Mobile. It’s important […]

May 8th, 2017, by in Opinion

A New splinter version of Windows accompanied by fancy new hardware seems to be a card played by Microsoft once before

Feb 3rd, 2017, by in Latest news

The Skype team is nearly done transitioning the messaging app to a cloud infrastructure, which means that some legacy apps will stop working in the coming weeks.

Dec 10th, 2016, by in Latest news

Windows 10 on ARM has not even been released to the public, but native applications for it already started surfacing on internet forums.

Aug 12th, 2016, by in Latest news

The Skype team is back at it kicking up more dust by announcing the bitter details regarding the end of support for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 handsets as well as anyone who is still rocking an RT device.

Jul 25th, 2016, by in Latest news

A picture recently published on Baidu has revealed the cancelled Lumia 2020 8.2-inch tablet plus other unreleased Lumia handsets.

Jul 15th, 2016, by in Latest news

A recent video purports to show the cancelled Lumia 650 XL running WinRT 8.1 PE.

Nov 28th, 2015, by in Latest news

We learned about Windows Phone Internals 1.0 recently, a tool that unlocks the bootloader for select Lumia Windows Phone models, allowing for root access to be enabled on the phone. This would allow one to flash custom ROMs onto the phone, similar to Android, which has an active custom ROM-building community. An image of Windows […]

Sep 20th, 2015, by in Latest news

Back in July of 2015, we brought you exclusive news regarding the return of the Start Menu on Windows RT 8.1. Known as Update 3 for Windows RT 8.1, this update brings back the Start Menu for those on the Surface RT and Surface 2. Now, this isn’t the same Start Menu you are using […]

Sep 16th, 2015, by in Latest news

As we posted yesterday, Microsoft has rather quietly released Update 3 for Windows RT 8.1. This is good news for Windows RT users, because the update adds in a Start menu, one of the most popular features of Windows 10 and the most demanded by Windows RT users. Microsoft has published a fairly descriptive changelog […]

Sep 15th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has released Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 for remaining Windows RT users today. Update 3 includes a new Start Menu and lock screen improvements, and can be installed via Windows Update right now. Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 is expected to be the last major update for Windows RT users, as Microsoft has confirmed […]

Aug 12th, 2015, by in Latest news

You’ve heard it a thousand times “Windows RT” is dead. This isn’t a question anymore as the operating system isn’t receiving a Windows 10 update and instead gets a Start Menu and nothing else that’s considered major. Windows RT devices won’t even run Windows 10 universal apps so Windows RT securely has two feet, a […]

Aug 9th, 2015, by in Latest news

A few weeks ago, I exclusively revealed that Windows RT 8.1 Update 3 would introduce the Start Menu to Windows RT devices, and with it bring a few other minor additions. Today, Microsoft has confirmed that the Start Menu is indeed coming in Update 3, along with improvements to the lockscreen. Microsoft has updated it’s […]

Jul 20th, 2015, by in Latest news

Microsoft has been extremely quiet regarding the upcoming “Update 3” for Windows RT 8.1 users, which is set to land sometime this September. We first learned about the existence of Update 3 back in January, where Microsoft confirmed Windows RT 8.1 would not be receiving the full Windows 10 treatment. Microsoft’s original statement claimed that […]

Jun 29th, 2015, by in Latest news

Back in January, Microsoft announced that Windows RT devices like the Surface RT and Surface 2 would not be receiving Windows 10 when it launches on July 29th, but instead will receive an update that includes some of Windows 10’s features. Since then, we’ve not really heard much about this mysterious update. At BUILD, the […]

Mar 18th, 2015, by in Latest news

Today during the WinHEC conference in Shenzhen, China Microsoft has reveled a definitive roadmap for how different versions of Windows will be upgraded to Windows 10. Windows 7 and 8 have support, but Windows RT is left out in the cold with no upgrade path to Windows 10. At the January 21st event Microsoft mentioned […]

Mar 3rd, 2015, by in Latest news

The Windows Store, home to apps and games for Windows RT and Windows 8, has finally reached the 200,000 app milestone. To put things in perspective, the Windows Store passed the 40,000 app milestone back in January of 2013, reached the 100,000 app milestone back in July of 2013, and finally hit the 150,000 app milestone in March […]

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