iPhone and iPad aficionados like to cite Google's copying of iOS features -- but the reverse happens, too
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Taking inspiration from competitors is nothing new. Case in point: Microsoft. Its Windows operating system has "borrowed"a lot from Mac OS X, and InfoWorld reveals the top 10 Windows features copied from Mac OS X. In a companion slideshow, we also show where the reverse was true: What Apple copied from Microsoft.
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Galen is author of iOS 7: The "Just What You Need" Book, OS X Mavericks: The "Just What You Need" Book, MacBook Pro Portable Genius, and iBooks Author For Dummies, as well as lead author of Exploring Windows 8 For Dummies. Follow Galen's mobile musings on Twitter at MobileGalen and at Google+.