Surface RT lands in John Lewis
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 at 09:28
Author: Nicole Kobie
John Lewis the first independent retailer to get Microsoft Surface RT
Fill in the form to send this article to a friend
Other RT manufacturers?
Pardon my ignorance on this, but are any other manufacturers implementng RT or are MS going solo on this?
I'm well pleased with my Surface but just wondering what future development for RT will be like if there's no widespread pickup on this OS.
By bronven on 14 Dec 2012
Dell, Samsung, Asus, Lenovo have all demoed RT devices.
Microsoft have promised 4 years support.
By Stiggy on 14 Dec 2012
@bronven and @Stiggy
There seems to be some confusion about whether MS mean 4 years for the Surface as hardware or 4 for RT as an OS.
Regardless, you definitely have 4 years support for your Surface (2 more than the original iPad got) and possibly more for the OS itself.
By Grunthos on 14 Dec 2012
Why no colours?
Why is it seemingly impossible now to get coloured keyboards?
Even on the MS site you can only get black or white.
By Grunthos on 14 Dec 2012
Probably sold out. I want the cyan cover :(
By rhythm on 15 Dec 2012
Where was it!?
Went to John Lewis this weekend to have a look and they had the signs up.
But they had none on display. Asked about it and they still hadn't received a demo unit let alone stock.
Same story with Lenovo and Asus and trying to find their Window s 8 laptops.
Do these companies not want to sell their products?
By Grunthos on 17 Dec 2012
- Chrome Remote Desktop now available on Android
- Sony warns of fresh VAIO battery fires
- 4G version of Surface 2 launched in the UK
- BlackBerry CEO says not selling off phones "any time soon"
- 13 May: the day we'll know if Microsoft is really abandoning Windows XP
- Office for iPad hits 12m downloads, but receives poor reviews
- Windows Phone 8.1 gets its own PA: Cortana
- 24m vulnerable home routers ready to launch DDoS attacks
- Mozilla's Eich: my views on gay marriage are irrelevant
- Windows support scam ringleader convicted
- Windows 8.1 Update: an abject surrender
- The insane economics of Sky Now TV
- No such thing as a free app... so pay up if you want quality
- Time to outlaw crapware-laden installers
- Windows Phone 8.1 video: hands-on
- Office for iPad: key information
- Why every PC buyer owes Richard Durkin a debt of gratitude
- HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5: 2014's big-hitters compared
- Windows XP end of life: key information
- Cut out the broadband jargon? What jargon?
- Make your mobile battery last longer
- Small steps into handling Big Data
- Nexus 5: does it really run stock Android?
- How to get broadband to a garden office
- How to write your company's IT security policy
- Raspberry Pi and Wolfram: a must-have for every child
- Could you get by with Office Web Apps?
- The best Android antivirus apps for 2014
- Headings vs headers: how to use both in Word
- Windows Server 2012 R2: how the Datacenter edition could change SMBs