Windows 8 diet exposes Microsoft’s weak ARM

What Microsoft has failed to deliver, however, is a really clear justification of why anybody would want to buy an ARM Windows tablet instead of sticking with an x86 device. In fact, it is making the reasons for picking Windows RT harder: yes you can get Office on ARM but not on x86/64, but legacy apps run on x86/64 and not on ARM. Redmond appears to have failed to learn from the painful lessons of Office 97, when customers held out against upgrades for years.
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