The Remote Desktop application can be found on the Windows 8 Metro desktop. Once you click on the tile, the following splash screen comes up... Then the app screen comes up. You need to enter the name of the remote PC in order to connect to it. With this app, you can also do the [...]
Inside Windows 8
The Reader application is found on the Windows 8 Metro interface. When you click on the tile, the following splash screen comes up... It then takes you into the Windows 8 Reader application. Here, you can open PDF files and well...read them :-)
The Messaging application is found in the Windows 8 Metro Interface. Clicking on the tile gets you to this splash screen. This takes you to the Messaging screen. You can use this application to chat with other Windows 8 users who are on chat. This app seems to be an attempt to compete with other [...]
You can get to the Maps application by clicking on it from the Windows 8 Metro interface. When you click on Maps, you get the following splash screen. This takes you to the Maps app. You can see the following: My Location Show Traffic Map Style Feedback
You can get to the Camera application from the Windows 8 Metro interface. Clicking on the tile gets you to this screen... You then have access to Camera options, a Timer and Video Mode. I didn't have a camera attached so I don't have that many screenshots to show. More later..
You can get to the Calendar application from the Windows 8 Metro interface. Once you click on the tile, you get the calendar. It's a calendar people. No further explanation. You can make appointments etc. You know the drill...
The Finance application is available from the Metro interface. The live tiles show information about the DOW, Nasdaq and S&P. Clicking on the tile, you are transported into a combination of graphics and Metro tiles. You can see the Bing Finance Indices and News. You can put a bunch of stocks on your Watchlist. You [...]
Once you get to the Metro interface in Windows 8, you can select the Video application. The initial App Preview splash screen comes up.. Then you have to agree to the Video Beta Program Agreement. Who reads this stuff anyway...you click Accept. Once again, you are exposed to a Metro set of video tiles where [...]
The Music app is located on the Metro Tiles in Windows 8. Once you click on it, you're taken to the Beta terms page. Once in the application, you can see another set of Metro tiles showing Apps. The tiles interface really shines in this setting. Once you select an artist, you get a close [...]
So I've started taking a serious look in detail at the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and I'll use the Inside Windows 8 section of the website to walk you through what I see. When you log in, the first thing you see is the Metro interface. Metro is the tile based interface that represents the [...]