Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Aug 2013 14:52 UTC
Windows

Nokia is preparing to back Windows RT by launching a 10.1-inch tablet soon. Sources familiar with Nokia's plans have revealed to The Verge that the tablet, codenamed Sirius, will be launched shortly. While prototype pictures of the device leaked earlier this month, we understand that the final design more closely resembles Nokia's Lumia Windows Phone products.

Nice specifications, but Windows RT. Nobody wants Windows RT, and for good reason. I say this from experience: Windows RT is horrible. It offers nothing over iOS (let alone Android), Metro applications are side projects riddled with bugs, performance issues, and bad design, and the platform barely plays third fiddle compared to iOS and Android, so developers have little interest in it. On top of that, virtually everyone has abandoned Windows RT.

But, I'm pretty sure some people will tell us this tablet will turn Nokia around.

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Is is not
by Machster on Tue 27th Aug 2013 15:13 UTC
Machster
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2007-05-15

Thom,

If I recall correctly I thought you were optimistic that 8.1 would solve many issues with RT. Has your opinion changed?

Edited 2013-08-27 15:17 UTC

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RE: Is is not
by chithanh on Wed 28th Aug 2013 11:52 in reply to "Is is not "
chithanh Member since:
2006-06-18

Here is the article:
http://www.osnews.com/story/27179/Windows_8_1_on_the_Surface_RT_fir...

You can see that his opinion has not changed. Windows RT 8.1 is an improvement, but Microsoft did not fix the things that made it a failure.

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