Tag: windows 8

Windows 8 Release preview : Balu’s vLog

Microsoft has launched Windows 8 release preview last week. It’s much more matured than the developer and consumer preview. The Metro UI is awesome and I’m sure it’s going to be a great OS for tablets. Unlike static icons in existing tablets like iPad and Android (No offense :)), Live tiles seem to be unique and fantastic. I’m not sure…

The Metro style

Microsoft’s Metro design User Interface has become quite popular after the launch of Windows Phone. In this article, I’m going to give an introduction of Metro UI design of windows Phone and Windows 8 operating system. What is Metro UI and how does it look? Well, Metro UI is built based on Swiss design language and resembles like signboards that…

First Look – Windows 8

Microsoft released its first video on Windows 8 UI in one of their blog. It looks awesome.. It  has the following features / changes Support for SoC [System On a Chip] and ARM processor that is meant for Mobile. Icons replaced by Tiles (Similar to Live Tiles in Windows Phone 7) Start menu replaced by Start screen Touch friendly Full screen view…