ASUS, the Taiwan-based PC and tablet manufacturer, confirmed today that it will cease manufacturing Windows RT tablets.
According to the Wall Street Journal, ASUS Chief Executive Jerry Shen stated that Windows RTâ€™s lack of backward compatibility with Intel chips as one of the reasons why the OEM could no longer support Microsoftâ€™s operating system.
However, itâ€™s likely that Windows RTâ€™s lackluster sales also played a role in the decision, as Shen apparently told WSJÂ â€ťItâ€™s not only our opinion, the industry sentiment is also that Windows RT has not been successful.â€ť
âž¤ Â Asustek Pulls Plug on Windows RT Tablets [Wall Street Journal]
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