At present, there seems to be a stigma surrounding Windows RT and Microsoft’s Surface. That stigma centers around the misconception that the “dumbed down” operating system and the flagship hardware designed around it lacks the means for true productivity. After purchasing a Surface
(with personal funds) and spending the entire weekend with it, I’m here to tell you that’s simply not true. Here are 4 things curious consumers need to know before writing off the Surface RT.
1: The Desktop: Useful Beyond Just Microsoft Office
Microsoft bundles Office 2013 Home & Student Edition with your purchase of the Surface RT. Countless reviews have criticized the Surface desktop environment as “useless” outside of running Office software. But longtime users will be grateful to discover a fully functional version of classic Windows Explorer.