Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 6th Mar 2013 19:00 UTC
Microsoft One of the major lacking features in the newest Office: no Metro applications. In fact, the only reason Windows RT has a desktop at all is because the Office team was unable to create Metro applications in time for the release of Windows RT. I often thought this was a classic case of two important divisions within Microsoft not getting along and not being aligned, but now that I have my own Surface RT, I'm starting to realise that there's a far simpler, and thus more likely, explanation: Metro is simply not ready for anything serious - or for anything at all, really.
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RE[2]: Hardware or software?
by Bobthearch on Sun 10th Mar 2013 16:55 UTC in reply to "RE: Hardware or software?"
Bobthearch
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So what are the options, beef up the SurfaceRT so that it performs (and is priced) like a full-performance laptop? Develop a mini/mobile/tablet version of Office? Realize and accept the inherent limitations of tablet computing and forget about it? Or is it a problem that can be addressed by 'fixing' Metro?

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