Installing Windows 8.1 Preview onto a UK Surface RT

It soon became clear that the Preview update package supports only a small subset of languages and while US English is of course supported the update would refuse to install on a device running UK English. I first followed these instructions to install the update package:- http://www.intowindows.com/the-update-is-not-applicable-to-your-computer/ This worked and enabled the Store item to […]

NFC Text tags on WinRT

To follow the last post I thought I would quickly round it off by looking at the code required to listen for tags on a Windows 8/RT device. Devices with NFC built in are like hens teeth but one such RT device exists in the Asus VivoTab RT. Because it’s an RT device that means […]