True, but an overwhelming majority of computers/tablets are landscape (so there is more space on the side) and the UI needs to be consistent with both desktop and tablet use.
These apps are separate from Office 16 based on Win32 API.
The 930 is w clear upgrade from the 920, but in the US, you'd need to switch from AT&T to Verizon to get it (oh wait Icon not sold anymore).
The bigger problem isn't the lack of any...
So it seems "Windows 8 phone" or "Windows 10 phone" will actually be accurate. The masses were already calling it that anyway.
I can't get over them mixing menu UI elements between Metro (changing user or logging out) and traditional desktop (pinning/unpinning tiles, resizing them, etc...). It looks pretty damn sloppy....