The one thing that bugs me concerning the Windows Store is that it’s going to be the only means for developers to distribute Windows eight apps with the new Metro interface to customers. (Businesses will circumvent it for programs they provide to their own employees.) Am I being inconsistent, considering that I live reasonably happily with Apple’s identical restriction on iOS apps? Maybe. However perhaps I’m simply grappling with the fact that Microsoft is eliminating a PC feature that’s existed for decades: The liberty to install any program we tend to select. I’ll reserve further judgement till Windows eight has shipped and therefore the Windows Store is open–and hope that it, like Apple’s App Store, ultimately feels bountiful instead of limited.