With the introduction of Windows 8 and Windows RT, Microsoft splits its flagship OS into two distinct flavors. Examine the most important contrasts.
8 of 9
Windows 8 includes the venerable Windows Media Player for managing, viewing, and listening to audio, video, and image files. Windows RT doesn't include Media Player but comes with built-in apps for consuming and organizing this content. Since Windows RT tablets don't have optical drives, they are obviously not well-equipped for burning CDs and DVDs--a popular pastime among Media Player aficionados.
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.