It had to come to this. Microsoft has now officially stopped selling its Windows RT powered tablets, the original Surface RT and the power packed successor, the Surface 2. The ARM based operating system has no longer been in the long term plans of the company. And we’ve had scattered hints from Redmond that devices...

The original. Microsoft launched the Surface RT back in October 2012 as its first ever tablet, and since then many other manufacturers have launched competing devices. However, none of these new arrivals have managed to overtake the original Surface. According to the data provided by advertising network AdDuplex for...

The new tablet is in on the action, as are some older generation Surface units. The new firmware release is part of the company’s Update Tuesday cycle for August 2014. Surface RT, Surface Pro and the Surface Pro 3 are the three slates that are in line for these new updates, as there are no such refreshes for either...

The original Surface RT has seen glorious days, and it has seen a few ignoble ones. Microsoft’s first tablet, more or less, can be termed as a bit of a mixed bag when it comes to sales performance. But speaking of performances, the tablet still is a readily capable device. That is why it still finds an audience with...

It was the week after the shopping rush. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, and the year about to end, attention is now shifting to the Holiday shopping season. For Microsoft the biggest issue at hand is deciding on a new CEO, which rumors suggest could be finalized before the month is out. Here is a...

Steve Ballmer may have said a few months back that Microsoft had actually ordered more Surface RT units than it could sell, but boy, the folks who purchased the tablet on discounted prices this past week are not complaining. Not one bit. Redmond and partners launched a whole bunch of special deals on Black Friday, but...

Black Friday deal alert for those that do. If you live at a location that has a Micro Center store nearby, and want to get your hands on a Surface RT at a downright amazing price, then this one is for you. The US retailer has just announced that it is selling the Surface RT tablet for $179. This Black Friday deal is...

Hard to say no to bundle deals, particularly one that is this good. If you are Surface fan, in the market for the first generation model, and can avail this Black Friday bundle, then you may want to jump in with eyes closed. Redmond has just put up what it calls the Surface Black Friday Bundle — intuitively named,...

Microsoft may be looking to merge Windows RT with the Windows Phone platform very soon, but it appears that users in North America are already sold on the idea of a Windows on ARM powered device. In other words, a substantial amount of users in North America have purchased the first generation Surface RT, which...

This much is clear that Microsoft is ready to clear out remaining inventories of the original Surface RT in order to focus on the second generation tablets and LTE models that are expected to arrive next year. For this reason, the company made the announcement to sell the Surface RT for $199 on Black Friday. And as...