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Microsoft’s pretty sure you can update to Windows RT 8.1 now (without bricking your tablet)

Microsoft started rolling out Windows 8.1 on October 17th, allowing anyone with Windows 8 or Windows RT to upgrade for free through the Windows Store. While that process went pretty smoothly for most folks running Windows 8, some users wound up bricking their devices when upgrading Windows RT. So Microsoft pulled the update for a few […]

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Microsoft to license ARM technology, you know, for reasearch and stuff

Microsoft and chip designer ARM have announced a new licensing agreement. But don’t read too much into that. It doesn’t mean that Microsoft will be building hardware with ARM-based chips. The companies have had licensing deals int he past, which allowed Microsoft to develop software such as Windows Mobile and Windows Embedded to run on […]