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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today, when you go to buy a PC (not Apple), you get whatever OS Microsoft says you get. [...]
Sure... vendors could rebel, but they haven't shown signs of that so far, so Windows 8 is a reality... and not by choice.

Well, I go to (possibly the most popular and well-known here catalogue of products and online shops; surely you have similar services...), to "laptops" category (noting that a laptop without an OS is the most popular one), pick "no OS" and "Linux" options, and...;017P8-250094-250095.htm
...get over 400 products, mostly from large and well-known PC vendors. Similar for netbooks or desktops (just picked the example of laptops since they're most popular now, and typically the subject of local conspiracy theories from ~Linux-faithful - before they see the above search on ceneo)

You're seriously telling us that your place lags in anything-tech-related behind... Poland?

But BTW, most of those machines end up with Windows, anyway (oh, and that's no-crapware-included Windows) - at best a MSDNAA license, often pirated. People want and choose Windows, accept it finally; Windows is almost certainly pirated more than the number of desktop Linux users.

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