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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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.