The Chromebook, Windows RT, and the Officebook that might have been...
Waylan Choy stashed this in Forever Hold Your Peace (Business Death)
an example of doing it wrong
Can't Microsoft now copy the Chromebook strategy of all cloud?
trying to but not yet embracing...
They have enough time -- years -- to eventually figure it out.
Onedrive/Live/RT is a start to that. Apps on their RT OS (which is synced to an online account) are thus synced with cloud instances accessible from anywhere. I do use OneDrive (but haven't yet any of the Office360 progs). It's really not all that bad. I actually like RT.
Good to know. Seems like one of those things they just need time to get right.