"The answer, as it turns out, is straightforward. Microsoft could have done such a thing—goodness knows its PC maker partners are stepping all over each other rushing such products to market as I write this—but is instead backing ARM in hardware for the same reason it's doing so in software with Windows RT: This, not the Windows desktop, is Windows.Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface | Mobile devices content from Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
More specifically, this new platform—this new Windows, if you will—has characteristics that truly shine (and work) when you don't have a Windows desktop environment that opens your PC up to all kinds of inconsistencies, purposefully or not. This is a version of Windows that will never slow down, that will never succumb to decades of malicious software expertise or poorly-written drivers."
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Why Microsoft Didn't Make a Bay Trail Surface | Mobile devices content from Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
Paul Thurrott accentuates the RT positives (or perhaps the Windows 8.1 tablet negatives?)