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    Windows 8 Pro w/Media Center, Windows RT

    Thanks kjoe51689, clearly articulated and helps in my decision process on the RT.

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  2. #42

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by rmeigs View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    GPS tends to be built into cellular chipsets, so it's only typically available on devices that have 3G or 4G. This is the same with the iPhone/iPad and android devices. Surface does not have 3/4G so it doesn't have a GPS, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have location services.
    My Nexus 7 Wifi only has a GPS, so at least some non 3/4G tablets have it. I really wish the W8 RT did.
    I'm pretty sure they only have GPS because they still include the cellular chipset, but disable the cellular modem either vie hardware or software.
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