Well, it looks as flat, horribly plain white and uninspired as the real Outlook 2013, so I see where they're going with this.
Yes, yes, and YES again!
"should have went"? Really? Et tu, Paulus? Damn.
I think I agree with you on this, Paul. The Office Suite, even the one without Outlook actually costs more than Windows 7 or 8, which is just ridiculous in a world full of free office replacement...
"...but de-emphasizing the desktop means developers need to develop touch-based versions."
And there is your answer, isn't it? You can look down on Windows 7 users all you like - developers...