Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Dec 2012 11:51 UTC
Google "Google has revealed that it has no plans to develop dedicated apps for Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 for its business app products such as Gmail or Drive." Product management director for Google Apps, Clay Bavor, told V3 that Google "will go where the users are but they are not on Windows Phone or Windows 8". Ouch - but for now, hard to argue with.
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> Mark my words, in a years time they'll have Metro clients for their services

And you already got proven wrong. Microsoft announced Windows Blue to come in a year and Windows 9 Blue apps will not run on Windows 8 Metro :-)

"Once Blue has been rolled out, the insider sources claim that the Windows Store will no longer accept apps that are designed specifically for Windows 8"

You find similar articles about Win8/9 app-incompatibility all over the internet at various big tech news sides. Microsoft not denied that to happen, not clarified or promised compatibility. Windows Blue may bring us finally yearly Windows API incompatibilities :/

There is one bold statement Microsoft pushes: Our APIs are constantly changing. Not port apps to our latest and greatest short-term API yet cause it WILL be deprecated in some months! Silverlight anyone?

Edited 2012-12-16 11:52 UTC

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