Windows 8 on ARM will ONLY run MS Office

Now that's what I call "competition". What Microsoft is trying to tell us these days is that Windows on ARM will be:

  • A walled garden (iPad syndrom?)
  • An OS that will run MSFT software and pretty much only MSFT software.

The case in point? MS Office 15 and Internet Explorer. MS Office will be the de facto only office suite to run on Windows 8. LibreOffice, Apache OpenOffice, Symphony, Abiword… that just does not seem possible for them. So long for fair competition. I only hope the governments will take notice of these news:

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