We all knew this day would come and here we see the beginning of the rebellion. I’m surprised it came this early but it did. A new tool, called Fxxk Metro ( a play on the expletive ) has been posted on the Chinese PCBeta forum. When you execute the program on a copy of Windows 8 Release Preview, you will...

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 of Windows 8. When you really stop to think about it, the Windows 8 Metro interface really feels more like a theme that can be launched instead of the traditional...

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...

Microsoft’s patent for the Metro UI, filed under “Visual motion for user interface feedback”, has been approved by the USPTO. This patent was originally filed in early 2010 but finally approved on August 18th. The official patent number is still pending as it takes a few days to be listed. From the application...