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Thursday, 28 March 2013 09:50

Microsoft to merge RT with Blue

Written by Nick Farrell



Blue screen of death for RT

Software giant Microsoft will no longer launch products under its Windows RT line and will instead merge the product line into the software giant's next-generation Windows, codenamed Blue.

According to Digitimes, quoting its famous unnamed sources, the PC supply chain had pushed the Windows on ARM (WoA) platform aggressively. But the Windows RT's name misled most consumers into believing that the operating system is able to support all existing x86 Windows programs.

The fact that it had a lack of apps, as well as compatibility problems also did not help. The next-generation of Windows will appear at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference 2013 in June. Most Asian supply chain experts think that Wintel PC demand will drop down the loo before Intel and Microsoft's next-generation products show up in the second half of the year.

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Nick Farrell

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