Microsoft reportedly cutting Windows RT pricing to generate interest from PC makers


Microsoft is reportedly planning to cut the price of its Windows RT software for tablets. Bloomberg reports that the move is designed specifically for RT and small-sized tablets that use ARM-based chipsets. Microsoft’s RT operating system is just over six months old, but its use from PC makers has been limited. Earlier this year, rumors suggested Microsoft has been offering price breaks on its Windows and Office software to increase the development of smaller Windows-based tablets.

A restricted Windows RT launch is due to expand

The rumored Windows RT price cuts are a clear sign that Microsoft now wants more PC manufacturers to use Windows RT. Microsoft restricted the launch of its ARM-based software to very specific third-party…

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