New Windows 8 Wallpaper New Windows 8 Metro Screenshot Win8china.com is reporting that there are a bunch of new Windows 8 screenshots that are different from the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. There are obviously some new wallpapers but they also show slight differences in the tile structure in the Metro interface. Hard...

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...

Microsoft have released a very interesting “design case study” that talks about the differences between developing metro apps and developing for the iPad. From the post: In this case study we want to help designers and developers who are familiar with iOS to reimagine their apps using Metro style design principles. We...

In order to get a better grasp on what life under Metro UI is like, I am strongly considering an experiment where I use nothing but the new start menu replacement for all my computing, except in the most dire of circumstances when I have no choice (like I really want to play a PC game). This means directing almost all...

Since the release of the Windows 8 Developer Preview, there have been a bunch of Windows 8 tips and tricks out there that might be fun for you to know. Here are 10 to get you started. Windows Key + O: This key combo turns off, and on, screen rotation. It allows you to lock the screen where you want it, thus when...

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...

Deviantart user Jaycee13 has created a Windows 8 theme for Windows 7 users called as Windows Metro IM Theme. The theme is currently available for 32 bit version of Windows 7. The theme will convert the current Windows Aero theme looks in to Windows 8 Metro UI style design. How to install the Theme In the Packages...