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Despite concessions to desktop users, Windows 8.1 will be tailored to tablets


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Microsoft Windows 8.1 Tablets Analysis
Yes, Windows users will get some variation of the Start button back with Windows 8.1, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's big update to Windows 8 will be catered more toward traditional desktop users. ZDNet's Ed Bott has a sharp piece of analysis explaining why the most important features to Windows 8.1 will be geared toward making the operating system run better on tablets than on non-touch PCs. In particular, Bott notes that Microsoft has eased up its display resolution guidelines with Windows 8.1 to pave the way for smaller tablets that can nonetheless be used like traditional PCs with full access to Microsoft Office.


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