The complexity of Windows 8 has increased its security vulnerability, says Wayne Kirby, a product specialist from Kaspersky Lab.
Acer has decided not to offer a tablet running the current version of Windows RT, Jim Wong, Acer's president, told InfoWorld in an interview on Friday.
Only 200,000 Windows RT tablets shipped in the first quarter, making up just 0.4 percent of the tablet market, said IDC on Wednesday.
In a development that sends out troubling signals about the viability of the Windows RT platform, Computerworld reports that some manufacturers have started lowering the prices of their Windows RT tablets.
Samsung is pulling the plug on its Windows RT-based ATIV Tab in Germany due to poor demand, according to a report by Engadget .
Microsoft is plugging "critical" security holes this week in Windows RT, the operating system that runs its cheaper Surface tablets.
Information workers would prefer to have a Windows-based tablet, despite problems with Microsoft's Surface tablet.
Neil McAllister from The Register has written a thought-provoking critique about why the ARM-based Windows RT tablet from Microsoft was "DOA" or dead on arrival.
Earlier this week, we reported on how a hacker has succeeded in cracking Microsoft's security system of locking down Windows RT tablets to prevent unauthorized desktop software from running. Well, it appears that another hacker has now packaged the exploit into a jailbreak tool that will unlock a Windows RT tablet within 20 seconds.
A hacker claims to have cracked Microsoft's system that prevents unsigned desktop apps from running on its Windows RT tablet platform. Identified only by the name "clrokr" on Twitter, the hacker says he exploited a vulnerability that was in the Windows kernel "for some time," according to a new blog post that outlined the technical details behind the hack.