Modern UI

Windows Store
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The Windows Store Now Hosts 175,000 Metro Apps

Onwards and upwards! Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is now starting to show some real strength, with Windows Store now offering more than 175,000 unique Metro…

VLC for Windows Phone
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VLC For Windows Phone Almost Ready, Assures Developer

VideoLAN just released a much needed new version of VLC for Windows 8.1 on the Windows Store, but VLC for Windows Phone is still eagerly…

VLC for Windows 8.1
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VLC For Windows 8.1 Updated, Gets New User Interface

Despite its less than perfect launch, the VLC port for Microsoft’s modern platform is a certified hit. A new VLC for Windows 8.1 has just…

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Even Sony Is Now Copying Microsoft’s Modern UI

Either Microsoft is doing something right, or other companies are doing it wrong. Probably a bit of both. Sony is the newest technology titan that…

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Windows 8.1 August Update Brings Another New Modern UI Feature

Nothing earth shattering, but just something that inches the Modern UI closer to the traditional desktop environment in terms of feature sets and all that….

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Google’s Material Design Language Is Strangely Similar To Metro

Metro, Modern, Material, what’s in a name, eh? Google is currently holding its I/O developer event, and one of the first things showcased in the…

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Desktop Skype Users To Get Modern Features Soon

Skype is one Microsoft service that gets updates on a regular basis, and this new one is rather interesting. Desktop users of Skype are in…

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Where In The Blue Blazes Was Windows 9 At BUILD 2014?

Rumors, technology rumors in particular, should always be taken at face value. They can turn out to be true as easily as they can be…

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Firefox Developer Thinks Windows 8 Is Not In Trouble, Far From It

Mozilla dropped a bomb recently when it stop development on Firefox for Windows 8, citing the slow adoption of the Modern UI as the deciding…

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Microsoft Is Aware That Windows 8.1 Is Quite Different For Windows XP Users

The final three weeks. April 8 is so close, one can almost feel the sun rising on that momentous day approaching. It is set to…