Considering that everywhere you look, no one is buying into Windows 8, Microsoft should remain silent. For the fanboys, don't waste your time arguing, there is far too much data that will just...
I did that already, Linux Mint is a good choice for former windows users, Ubuntu is doing the same garbage, one size fits all products GUI
Might as well say "Embrace Trash" why embrace something that wrecks my installation after the first live update? and this happens consistently on a machine certified for Windows 8.
It has never sold in the millions, forcing people to buy it with a new pc is not a legitimate sale and if given a choice many would buy a bare metal pc and put what they want on it.
For android, Polaris Office 4, opens up every MS office document I throw at it flawlessly.