Users of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 are a proud bunch. A proud, probably lonely bunch who absolutely love Microsoft and believe in the Windows dream just as much as they do, but you may want to put down the Kool-Aid for a minute and hear what Google has to say in regards to creating dedicated applications for your platform of choice.
Google Apps’ Product Content Director, Clay Bavor, said the company has ”no plans to build out Windows apps” meaning no native Google-branded apps such as Gmail and Google Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 users for now.
In addition to announcing Google’s lack of plans for native applications for the Windows 8 platforms, Bavor added Google is “very careful about where we invest and will go where the users are but they are not on Windows Phone or Windows 8.” Talk about a one-two punch.
For the time being, it seems if you’re a Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 user, your best bet is just to open up your browser of choice and use Google’s services there and pray enough people join the Windows dream so Google can reconsider bringing native apps to the platform.