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Should Android be able to run Windows applications?

Mar 13, 2014, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Lynch)

Am I the only one that thinks running Windows applications in Android is silly and unnecessary? I haven't run Windows or Windows applications for many years and I don't miss them at all. It seems to me that at some point a user who opts for a different operating system than Windows needs to make a break with Windows applications as well. And yet I continue to see articles now and then that lament the fact that Windows applications won't run well or at all via Wine in Chrome OS or Android. Why is this a bad thing?

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