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Windows 8 vs Windows RT: what’s the difference?


We’re about to enjoy the biggest change in Windows since the Rolling Stones helped start Windows 95: when Windows 8 ships later this year, it will come in three key flavours. Windows 8 is the standard version, Windows 8 Pro has some more

Tablet War: Lenovo Beats Microsoft’s Surface in Terms of Hardware

Lenovo, one of the world’s largest PC makers, said recently that it was not worried about Microsoft’s Surface tablets, as Lenovo is confident in its ability to create premium, top-of-the-line products that provide an advanced Windows experience. Microsoft will become a rival, but it will also remain a strategic partner to Lenovo.

Microsoft’s Surface tablet marks the first time the software giant has introduced an own-brand PC product. The move caused controversy among its partners, and Acer even warned Microsoft that its move may hurt the tablet ecosystem and eventually force Acer to seek other alternatives to Windows. With its entry into the hardware business, Microsoft aims to provide a point of reference for Windows RT and Windows 8-based devices. By releasing its own-brand Surface slates, the software giant reportedly plans to show users what to expect and demand from Windows-based tablets, thus limiting the success of sub-par devices.



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