Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Mar 2014 18:42 UTC
Windows

What's missing on all non-Microsoft platforms, as it turns out, is a formalized way to view at least two mobile apps side-by-side on screen. This is a feature that Microsoft added to Windows 8 and then improved dramatically in Windows 8.1, and while many desktop users scoff at its simplicity, it remains a key differentiator. Windows, as I've noted before, is unparalleled when it comes to productivity, even in the mobile world.

Pretty sure Google will introduce windowing support soon in Android, possibly within the next 18-24 months (Android 5.0, perhaps?). It seems inevitable. iOS, on the other hand - we'll see.

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RE: Apples to Oranges, again.
by bert64 on Thu 6th Mar 2014 09:30 UTC in reply to "Apples to Oranges, again. "
bert64
Member since:
2007-04-23

And windows doesn't handle multiple desktops by default, making it pretty much useless for all but the simplest levels of multitasking (ie only a small step ahead of android).

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zima Member since:
2005-07-06

So just install an app which brings multidesktop to Windows... (you know, that's the role of operating systems in general, to enable applications)

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