They laughed at the original Surface RT. But Microsoft persisted, refining the Surface Pro's features and engineering away its flaws through multiple iterations. The proof of success? Just look at all the Surface Pro clones.
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Repeat after me: Windows 10 on Arm is not Windows RT. It’s also not the Windows 10 you know. Before you order an Arm-powered Windows device like the new Surface Pro X, read this.
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It's not unusual for Microsoft to file lawsuits against PC makers who pirate its software, but its case against giant UK retailer Comet is different. What did Comet do that was wrong, and why has Microsoft hauled them into court?
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