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  Not lies. Go try to set up an iCloud account yourself. You need an Apple device in order to set it up. From the instructions in your link "To enable iCloud on your Windows PC, first set up iCloud on your other devices, then install the iCloud Control Panel for Windows" In other words, you need to have at least an iPod Touch in order to set up an iCloud account and use iWork. This is a mistake IMO.  
I think Apple should open these programs up to everyone, not just owners of Apple devices. It's the only way this suite will blunt the advance of Google Docs. You can't do group collaboration if it's "for Apple people only" and that's one of the big benefits of having packages like this on the web. It's so incredibly handy to be able to make a Google document and share it around saying "OK everybody enter your information."
If they slashed prices to zero, they'd be on-par with Android, except they still wouldn't have any apps, or allow for GUI customization (i.e. nook or Amazon fire). So, pretty much RT is screwed. Users don't want it, it doesn't offer any real advantage. About the only way that I could see RT catching on is if MS killed their (unreleased) iOS and Android versions of Office and made RT the absolute best platform for MS oriented documents on the go. If they did that it's...
Hey Apple, have you magically made the file system disappear yet? No? Then give us access to it. iOS is less powerful than Android or Windows Phone for the one simple fact that it has a file system but tries to pretend it doesn't. Also widgets. Please.
Does it have a touch screen and let me browse the web? Does it let me make phone calls, read my email, run apps? Does it have instant messaging, play music, take photos? Yes! Yes Yes! Well, one phone costs $250, the other costs $650.   Look at what Apple charges you for additional storage. An off-contract 16GB iPhone 5 is $650. A 64GB iPhone 5 is $850!!! I guess some people like getting taken to the cleaners. You can pop a 64GB SD card in your Android phone for...
In other words, Apple's phones are overpriced.
  You probably haven't been following the market, but the Nexus tablets are actually quite nice, and cheaper than an iPad mini. If I were shopping for a tablet, I'd seriously consider one of those, or the new tablets from Samsung. The Kindle Fire has been beefed up, and if you're mostly into Amazon content, it's definitely worth considering. The point is, for a long time iPad was really the only game in town. That's no longer the case, and Apple's share of the tablet...
>You made so many false assertions that I won't even try to refute them.   Well, that's not going to make for much of a conversation then.
You were probably thinking of "tablet" market share. Apple's share is actually slipping.   http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24093213   Apple's share of the tablet market slipped from just under 60% to just under 40% between 2011 and 2012. This is mostly because Android tablets that people actually want to use are finally coming to market. And again there are many different form factors, price points and "methods of monetization" being explored by all...
http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57569402-94/android-ios-combine-for-91-percent-of-market/   Android went from about 53% market share q4 2011 to 70% market share q4 2012. Huge growth.   "Android boasted a broad selection of smartphones, and an equally deep list of smartphone vendor partners. Finding an Android smartphone for nearly any budget, taste, size, and price was all but guaranteed during 2012. As a result, Android was rewarded with market-beating...
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