Have to disagree with you Paul. Everyone I talk to does not like the Ribbon interface. It has never improved my productivity and makes it harder to find features.
Office has been entrenched...
I do not understand your point here. That site requires Java as well as multiple other plug-ins for the browser. Windows RT does not support this.
Paul, don't forget this is only true in the US. Amazon's ecosystem internationally is pretty poor other than books.
I think the real reporting should be "why" the manufacturers are not delivering Windows 8 products. With all the manufacturers who make Windows based systems it seems odd that a large majority did...
Paul, everything you mention here is true for the US market only. International ecosystems are not the same.