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Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences

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    Windows 8 Vs. Windows RT: 8 Key Differences

    With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.

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    "The growing popularity of business devices that run non-Microsoft operating systems, most notably Google's Android and Apple's Mac OS and iOS, means that Redmond's days of enterprise-computing dominance may be over. "Microsoft will not be dominant again--Microsoft will be relevant. I think they're going to drop to 50% or less of the operating systems used for work," said Gillett, who added that Microsoft would remain "the largest player" in an increasingly fragmented market."

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    Yeah, it's been said over and over for years, maybe, just maybe, some year it might happen. But not anytime soon.
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