Metro, it seems you love it or you hate it, or you simple ignore it. I’ve had a hard time figuring out which of these crowds I stand amid of late, but regardless of the camp you stand in, there is one thing we can agree on – this is a pretty bold move. Changing the UI is bold, maybe even foolish, because the truth is...

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” just like Metro and it has a sharper look to it. Some Windows “purists” of course will probably hate it, but these are probably also the people that hated the user interface...

So, in this third part of my Road To Windows 8 series, I want to talk a little bit about the Windows 8 Metro interface. In the first part I talked about the BUILD conference. In the second part, I talk about what I believe to be the overall vision for Microsoft’s Windows 8. Now, let’s talk Metro style. For those who...

After Microsoft’s BUILD conference last week, Microsoft 8 seems to be all the rave. Developers have stated that it is as good as Windows 7 in many ways, but that in comparison Windows 8 is highly ambitious. From the boot, it is readily apparent that Windows 8 is inspired by Windows Mobile 7, using the same UI style...