Windows 8 has given Windows a makeover. If you’re still with Windows XP, Vista, or 7 you can emulate the new Windows 8 with various toolkits. These toolkits will add the Windows 8 modern UI (metro) theme and apps to your Windows XP, Vista, and 7 machine.…Read More »
Foursquare for Windows 8 is here, and it is looking awesome. This is the first true Foursquare tablet application, and we have to admit, the design fits well with Windows 8’s Metro theme. Yes, the Foursquare app is available for other tablet platforms, but unlike the Windows 8 version, they were not built from the ground up for tablets specifically.…Read More »
Since it hit the airwaves, Microsoft has been touting its new ‘Metro UI’ for Windows 8. Microsoft still intends to keep this new user interface… but with a different name.
Last week an internal Microsoft memo was leaked which said “discussions with an important European partner” forced Microsoft to “discontinue the use” of the name Metro in any Microsoft brands, including Windows 8.…Read More »
Windows 8 has two interfaces, Metro UI and the traditional desktop. Many people don’t like Metro and hence opt to use the desktop interface for Windows 8. Until now, Microsoft has had a setting in Windows 8 that allowed users to go straight to the desktop when booting their PCs.…Read More »
Microsoft knows that Windows 8 will be a hard push, and they’re gearing up for it already. The day Windows 8 is released, the Pro version will be available for only US$39.99 in over 130 markets for people currently running Windows XP and above.…Read More »