Don't you know that Metro apps can only be bought from the Microsoft store? Only stuff approved by MS can therefore be installed on your precious Metro interface. There's your vendor lock-in. No more stuff direct from your favourite vendor. I wrote all about the perils of this right here: Your Paid For Windows 8 Metro Apps: Microsoft's Handy Big Brother Kill Switch Also, I said that the iPad did not get good reviews before it came out, not the other way round.