Asus says he is disappointed in Windows RT




According to Asus CEO Jonney Shih, the VivoTab RT tablet not bring what the company had expected it. Shih believes that Microsoft has underestimated how many people still use old Windows applications and attach to the old start menu.

Asus RT VivoTab Shih made ​​his comments in an interview with AllThingsD . Referring to the VivoTab RT Shih says that the result was not achieved very promising and he also said that Microsoft has made mistakes. As examples he gave that programs that emulate the classic start menu are very popular among users of Windows 8 and that users also like to run their old Windows programs, something that Windows RT can not. Asus currently has therefore all his arrows on Intel CPUs and the full version of Windows 8 focus, though the company does not rule out that it ever comes with a RT tablet.

Asus is not the only manufacturer that is critical on Windows RT. Toshiba already decided for a RT tablet to put his plans in the fridge at an early stage and Acer sees little in the version made for arm processors of Windows. Microsoft’s own RT tablet, the Surface RT, also does not do well. The manufacturer has the price of the tablet should reduce significantly and made ​​the presentation of the quarterly figures announced that $ 900 million had to write off its stocks of the device.

Despite the disappointing sales go a long time rumors that Microsoft is working on a new version of the Surface RT, powered by a Snapdragon Qualcomm 800-soc. Also, Microsoft Surface tablets are sitting. In the pipeline with smaller image diagonals


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