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Leaked: Xbox 360 Fall Update Video (Tons of Metro Goodness)

Leaked: Xbox 360 Fall Update Video (Tons of Metro Goodness)

October 3, 2011 No Comments

Windows Phone may not be showing the best sales numbers  (yet), but it has really been reinvigorating all the other Microsoft products and services. We have seen with our own eyes how Windows Phone has changed the way Windows is headed with Windows 8. Now this fall Xbox will be doing exactly the same thing. […]

Build: In Depth Look at Windows Phone & Metro UI (video)

Build: In Depth Look at Windows Phone & Metro UI (video)

September 21, 2011 No Comments

With all the Windows 8 excitement at Build, I missed this really cool presentation on Windows Phone and Metro UI. It is a really intense look on how it came to be, what is it? and how different it is from other OS’s. The video is an hour long so go grab some popcorn and […]

Windows 8 VS iPad Running IOS5 FIGHT!!!!  (video)

Windows 8 VS iPad Running IOS5 FIGHT!!!! (video)

September 15, 2011 No Comments

Since Windows 8 is still in Pre-Beta, we can look at this video comparison as just that. Already though in my opinion Windows 8 is looking way better than iPad. I love its clean look and the way that it really makes doing things a lot easier. Is it me or is IOS looking really […]

Windows Mobile Plugin Enables the Metro UI Within

Windows Mobile Plugin Enables the Metro UI Within

July 26, 2011 No Comments

Still have a Windows Mobile Phone but not yet ready to make the switch to Windows Phone? A plugin by loffactory has been made available today for Windows Mobile that gives you the look and feel of Windows Phone. The plugin is called TodayXLive and it is available right now. It is suggested that you […]

Pivot Controls: Android Steals from Windows Phone Again (video)

Pivot Controls: Android Steals from Windows Phone Again (video)

July 13, 2011 1 Comment

Does the fact that Android is open source mean that it can just take technology from other companies whenever the mood hits. Google has announced and shown off their new marketplace for Android recently. Not only does it look like a bad Metro UI layout but it blatantly takes Microsoft’s WP7 Pivot controls. What do […]

XDA Developers Icon Set for Advanced Configuration

XDA Developers Icon Set for Advanced Configuration

June 21, 2011 No Comments

While the whole concept behind Metro UI is functional simplicity, there are still many that yearn for some eye candy on their Windows Phone 7.  The folks at XDA have been working on some eye candy in the form of beautified Live Tiles. Here is only some of what they have accomplished.   To get […]

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

Imitation the Sincerest Form of Flattery? Google IO Goes Metro UI

June 16, 2011 No Comments

I am beginning to wonder whether companies are able to be innovative anymore. We have written numerous articles going over different ideas that Apple has clearly taken from Microsoft and then passes it off as theirs. Clearly, Google has turned to Apple’s methods and taken the tile concept for the Google IO conference website. Clearly […]

Microsoft Continues With the Metro UI Conversion

Microsoft Continues With the Metro UI Conversion

June 11, 2011 No Comments

    Microsoft has been hard at work implementing the look and feel of Windows Phone 7’s Metro UI into all of its’ websites. Most recent site to receive the Metro UI facelift was MSDN. Now we can add Microsoft’s Download Center to the list. The purpose of Metro UI is to present a clean […]

Windows 8 Revealed: WP7 Inspired Metro UI (video)

Windows 8 Revealed: WP7 Inspired Metro UI (video)

June 2, 2011 1 Comment

Yesterday Microsoft revealed their latest and greatest unreleased operating system – Windows 8. In an vow to make everything more touch friendly and tablet ready they have turned to Windows Phone 7 and it’s Metro UI for inspiration. Checkout the video below and let us know what you think. Beautiful isnt it? it is almost like […]

MSDN Gets Metro UI Makeover

MSDN Gets Metro UI Makeover

May 28, 2011 No Comments

Metro UI is becoming the common theme across Microsoft websites. Microsoft.com recently made the change and now MSDN has also joined in on the transformation. MSDN has now been redesigned with simplistic icons in the navigation bar and also on the main page in order to make distinct categories. It is precise and organized so […]

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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