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Tablet operating systems compared

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Just as PCs and Macs run Microsoft Windows and MacOS X, so different tablets are based around different operating systems. The most popular of these is Apple's iOS found on the various iterations of iPad, but there are numerous alternatives from the likes of Google, HP, Blackberry and Microsoft.

Each comes with a set of pros and cons and will almost certainly influence your tablet buying decision, so here's our guide to every major system.

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