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A book to help you think — effectively
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This book is for people who have a Windows 8 based tablet and aren't quite sure how to do everything with it. Windows 8 makes your tablet very intuitive and very easy to use and in this first chapter we will try to help you come to grips with the shiny new device in your hands.
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