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Windows RT continues to struggle

With millions of consumers snapping up tablets running iOS and Android, Microsoft had high hopes of competing its Windows RT operating system. So far, consumers have yet to fully embrace Windows RT, or Windows 8 for that matter. In fact, many analysts are pointing to Windows 8 as part of the reason for the woes in the computer industry.

A Dell executive recently stated that demand for the company's first Windows RT device, the Dell XPS 10, has been weaker than expected. "Demand is not where I would like it to be at this point in time," Neil Hand, head of Dell's tablet and high-end PC business, told CNET. "The amount of market information about it is not good enough, and the market sentiment is still pretty negative."


Hand also says that the Windows app experience "has not been as strong as it needed to be."

Dell and Hand aren't alone in criticism of Windows RT. Windows RT is the first version of the Windows operating system specifically designed to work with ARM-based processors from NVIDIA, QUALCOMM, and others.
 
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has also noted that sales of Windows RT devices have been disappointing. Samsung even ditched plans to launch its own Windows RT device in the U.S.
 
The upside to poor demand for Windows RT tablet for consumers is that weak demand has forced prices down.

Source: CNET



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RE: Bad name
By Pirks on 4/16/2013 7:00:22 PM , Rating: -1
man, you're talking to the mototroll, and the motoroll doesn't know what experience means, the mototroll is the kind of guy who sees no difference between maybach, bugatti, tesla, ford and chevrolet, for him if he can buy chevrolet for 10k why buy maybach or something more expensive? there's no difference between 10k chevrolet and 100k tesla for him. you can try to tell him there is a difference between them and he always tells you you're wrong. you will get smarter answers from a piece of wood than form him, trust me on that, I've been through these conversations with him so many times I lost the count ;)


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