1 RT, meaning it shares the tile-based interface
of the phone software, but can run various apps designed for Windows tablets.
Pogue, The New York Times tech columnist, introduces Microsoft's latest iteration of Windows as two operating systems in one: a refined version of Windows 7, plus a colorful new touchscreen tile-based interface
(perhaps transitional to an all touchscreen future).
The radical changes made to the Desktop as we know it, have been disastrous: the absence of iconic Start button is particularly bad; in addition, the tile-based interface
has left the users annoyingly- baffled, if not outraged.