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Surface With Windows RT: A Winner Despite Apps

Microsoft's Surface tablet with Windows RT is the first worthwhile post-PC device in our post-PC world. What it lacks in apps is compensated for by a near-desktop-class browser.
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Windows RT might not allow installing or running conventional Windows 7 software--but on the upside it does come with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. There are even some unexpected Windows apps tucked in here and there, including a fully working DOS Command Prompt.

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