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Even the Desktop Won’t Be the Same in Windows 8

A subtle, aesthetic, change was made to the Windows 8 close, minimize, and maximize buttons on the Windows 8 desktop. It now looks more “tile-ish”…

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Should Metro be an add-on for Windows 8 instead of fully integrated?

So it’s pretty interesting that a lot of people have been asking me why Microsoft need to build an intrusive Metro interface into ALL versions…

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Microsoft talk about changes to the Start Menu

Microsoft today (in their Windows 8 development blog), described the thinking around changes being made to the Start Menu. It’s a good read and…

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New Rumor: Differences of opinion at MSFT re: Windows 8 dual interface strategy

We received a new rumor regarding the dual interface strategy Microsoft is currently pursuing for Windows 8. This is a RUMOR – We cannot validate the…

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Immersive Browser UI is back

Microsoft will include a new application model codenamed “Jupiter” that will allow developers to create Silverlight based applications, deployed as AppX packages (.appx). The UI will…

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Windows 8 might have built in screenshot feature

It’s looking like there might be a Windows 8 screen capture feature. It would appear that the new feature will allow users to simply snap desktop…

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Windows 8 immersive UI

From Windows 8 Secrets co-authors Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott (and Mary Jo Foley) Microsoft is meant to be including a new Windows Phone inspired UI…