asus-rtWhile ASUS has been pretty successful in the past with their Android tablet offerings, like the Transformer Pad, and with them helping Google make their Nexus 7 tablets, we guess they were hoping to replicate that success with Windows. Unfortunately it seems that ASUS is not as pleased with the Windows RT operating system and the company’s chairman, Jonney Shih, was quoted as saying that the Windows RT scene is “not very promising”. This does not mean that ASUS will be pulling out of the Windows tablet market, but instead ASUS will be focusing their efforts on creating devices that will be powered by Intel’s chips, and presumably running Windows 8 instead of Windows RT, which is powered by ARM-based processors. The reason behind this is apps, because Shih believes that people still rely a lot on classic Windows apps which might not be available for the RT platform.

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