There are literally millions of Android apps to choose from, but if you're looking to go beyond what Google Play has to offer then you're in luck. Thanks to a recent update, you can run Windows 7 apps on Android using a program called Wine 3.0.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
We've always advised a degree of cynicism whenever a phone or tablet manufacturer proclaims how many apps it has available. Here's another reminder why that principle matters: it looks like 10 per cent of the apps available for Surface RT are all variants on a single app from a single developer.
One more feature that's going to show up as part of the Windows 8.1 release later this year: a version of Outlook for the Surface RT. Good news for tablet-toting heavy-duty emailers.
If you have an ARM tablet running Windows RT, such as the Microsoft Surface tablet, you already know that you're restricted to applications that Microsoft has approved and added to the Windows Store. Those kinds of restrictions have never stopped enterprising hackers before, and now XDA developer mamaich has released a new utility that allows you to run full x86 Windows applications on RT tablets.
Windows 8: Groove Music Player for Windows 8 and Windows RT is a full-featured music player that learns your listening habits. We last mentioned Groove when it launched for iOS, and the features that made the iOS version so great are also available in Windows 8.
Microsoft's Surface tablet finally has pricing and a release date, with much of the initial discussion around the device focusing on competition with Apple's iPad. But that's not the only game at stake. One market observer argues that the tablet will be the main route for Windows 8 into businesses in the short term.