I don't think this is so much an attack on the Chromebooks, as it is an attack on bloggers, reviewers and "journalists" with a hidden agenda.
By raising the awareness of the general public...
I think we should be cautious not to see only the tip of the iceberg here.
Yes, general (consumer) computing is rapidly shifting towards simpler devices, and that trend will soon reach...
Lumia *is* Windows Phone right now.
On a side note: here's a question for you, Paul:
Will a podcast / music video, etc. continue to play in IE11-Metro (i.e.: sound) when I access the start-screen (or even other apps?
Lucky for her, your daughter takes after her mother ;-)
[grinning, ducking and running]