Microsoft has had a difficult time spelling out why consumers would choose Windows RT
over iOS or Android .
Webroot has also recently released a new Backup and Sync app that runs on Windows 8 and Windows RT
devices, including the new Windows Surface tablet.
However, a day later, Toshiba, a long time rumoured partner, pulled out and said it will exit the Windows RT
powered market before the launch in November.
Tablets running Windows RT
, the machines that are most comparable to the iPad, may have fewer apps than users are accustomed to because older software won't work on the devices.
Two models of Surface will be available: one will run an ARM processor and will feature Windows RT
, and the other will have a third-generation Intel Core processor and Windows 8 Pro.
The game-changing 4G Connect program brings free 4G connectivity to Windows 8 laptops, Windows RT
tablets, Ultrabooks([TM]) and more by leveraging T-Mobile's fast, dependable nationwide 4G network
The reported leaks about the Surface Mini showed that the tablet is actually an ARM-based device running Windows RT
It integrates 4G LTE as well as Wi-Fi connectivity, and operates on Windows RT
devices come with Office Home and Student 2013 RT, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, already installed.
The section on mobile devices and remote access offers limited coverage of Windows RT
Beyond the Surface products, Windows 8 and Windows RT
ImprovingWindows8 isMicrosoft's best bet for grabbing a larger share of tablet sales over the next four years, but there doesn't seem much it can do to accelerate the projected slow growth of Windows RT
over the same time period, IDC says.