I’m a regular user of the Surface RT, and by far the biggest problem with it is being forced to use Internet Explorer as my browser. From that perspective, news that we might see a Metro-fied versio of Firefox for Windows RT (and Windows 8) is sort of welcome.
One more feature that’s going to show up as part of the Windows 8.1 release later this year: a version of Outlook for the Surface RT. Good news for tablet-toting heavy-duty emailers. [Office News]
In stark contrast to the hoops hackers must jump through to crack open iOS’ tasty insides, Microsoft’s tablet-bound Windows RT is a few executed binaries away from being a homebrewer’s paradise. OK, well, maybe not a paradise, but at least they now have a valid ticket to get there.