1. Alex Goho's Avatar
    I have just been Surface tablet. But I don't understand why Microsoft don't support calculator.
    I think it is import. We need calculate anything!!!
    12-05-2012 12:51 AM
  2. Pete's Avatar
    It's there, but in desktop mode. Just use the search charm and look for 'calc' and you'll get it.
    12-05-2012 02:50 AM
  3. Coreldan's Avatar
    What I do is I open the "new Start menu" and start typing "calc" and hit enter. The process of opening the calculator takes me about 1 second :P
    12-05-2012 02:56 AM
  4. Squadromeo's Avatar
    Or download a calculator from the store, there are plenty different calculators available. Some of them are sized so they fit exactly in the small part of the dual-screen mode.
    12-05-2012 03:43 AM
  5. cedarlog's Avatar
    not sure if its available on windows RT
    from your metro screen try to bring the bottom menu then all apps you should find calculator
    12-05-2012 07:37 AM
  6. Pete's Avatar
    not sure if its available on windows RT
    from your metro screen try to bring the bottom menu then all apps you should find calculator
    Its there. It can even be pinned to the start screen, even though it'll open in desktop mode.
    12-05-2012 07:41 AM
  7. inteller's Avatar
    this thread should be closed.
    12-05-2012 08:38 AM
  8. Alex Goho's Avatar
    Thanks for all your support.
    I have just gone to Windows Store and download Lucky Calculator Free. It's very good.

    12-05-2012 09:56 AM
  9. VidJuhEffex's Avatar
    I downloaded Calculator2, its nice and all, metro design, snapview fit, but I see why MS didn't make calculator or notepad RT apps. The splash screen! Every app, no matter how stupid or inconsequential takes time to open. Calculator should be instantaneous, notepad as well. I don't believe it really takes that long to open which leads me to believe there is a minimum splash screen duration...
    12-05-2012 11:27 AM
  10. inteller's Avatar
    there is at the very least a transition (the "spin into view effect") but I suspect one you load it it is so light on resources you dont have to worry about it.
    12-06-2012 07:06 PM
  11. vdek's Avatar
    Ahh claiming to suffer from a lack of a calculator so you can pimp your own product!
    12-06-2012 09:42 PM
  12. checkit20's Avatar
    LOL. Hey Surface RT didn't come with a podcast built in.


    12-07-2012 12:37 PM

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