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Windows 8/RT: ‘Metro’ Office Apps Coming in 2014 (Gemini)

Windows 8/RT: ‘Metro’ Office Apps Coming in 2014 (Gemini)

June 26, 2013 1 Comment

A few lucky folks at Build 2013 got a chance to look at an early preview of a project codenamed “Gemini”. Gemini brings ‘Metro’ versions of Microsoft’s famous office to Windows 8 and Windows RT. PowerPoint, Word, Excel and a new version of OneNote are all being worked on by Microsoft and should be arriving ...

The Early Concept Designs Of Windows Phone

The Early Concept Designs Of Windows Phone

June 8, 2013 2 Comments

Windows Phone as we know it is the culmination of design and technology. Below is the evolution of the Windows Phone design released by Microsoft which shows just how we got to the Modern(Metro) design we’ve all grown to love. Check it out!:   Design Museum, England thoughts on Modern design: “The language that Windows Phone ...

Concept: Steam for Windows Phone and Windows 8

Concept: Steam for Windows Phone and Windows 8

October 13, 2012 2 Comments

Below are concepts for a Steam metro app running on Windows Phone and Windows 8 by deviantart user metroux. Valve announced Steam for Android platforms recently, but the Windows Phone and Windows 8 platform were recently (wrongly)described as a catastrophic failure by Valves Gabe Newell, So if your waiting to see a W8/WP8 version, you might be waiting for some time. Hopefully, ...

HD YouTube steaming down for the count on Windows Phone Apps

HD YouTube steaming down for the count on Windows Phone Apps

September 16, 2012 1 Comment

If you have a Windows Phone chances are your not satisfied with the current state that the official Google YouTube app is in. You then decided to download a 3rd party app from the marketplace such as MetroTube or SuperTube, which works how you would expect any great YouTube application should, only to find out later that the video quality has lowered and for some will ...

Developers: Microsoft Backs Off “No Metro” Warning

Developers: Microsoft Backs Off “No Metro” Warning

August 16, 2012 No Comments

Recently Microsoft has been running wild trying to do away with the word Metro. Employees can’t use the term and it has slowly but surely been wiped away from any MS websites. Microsoft even went as far as changing their store certification rules to say: Note Make sure your app name doesn’t include the word ...

Metro is Dead?!? Love Live ‘Windows 8′?!  Please No….

Metro is Dead?!? Love Live ‘Windows 8′?! Please No….

August 10, 2012 No Comments

It is not official but Mary Jo Foley from Zdnet has sources stating that Microsoft will be moving from Metro (thanks alot Metro AG) and switching it to Windows 8. I honestly think this is a mistake since that isn’t the name of the UI or style but the exact name of their new OS. ...

Home Depot Adds Windows Phone Inspired Kiosk to Stores

Home Depot Adds Windows Phone Inspired Kiosk to Stores

August 8, 2012 1 Comment

Looks like ‘thou who shalt not Be named’ (Metro) is spreading as this Windows Phone inspired kiosk has been found at a Home Depot. It is touch and the screen actually uses Live Tiles correctly to show more information. Take a look: No word yet if this kiosk will be placed in all Home Depot ...

Goodbye Hotmail! Hello Outlook.com!!!  (Thoughts, Features, Poll)

Goodbye Hotmail! Hello Outlook.com!!! (Thoughts, Features, Poll)

July 31, 2012 1 Comment

Today Microsoft said goodbye to Hotmail and introduced Outlook.com. Let me just start off by saying that this change not only made sense but was done brilliantly from top to bottom. The Metro looks great while delivering your emails and this service has so many tricks up its sleeves that I do not know where ...

Microsoft.com Getting a New Metro Design (preview here)

Microsoft.com Getting a New Metro Design (preview here)

June 28, 2012 2 Comments

Microsoft is banking on Metro as you can see it has taken over Xbox, Windows, etc., but it all started on Windows Phone. Now Microsoft is gearing up and testing a new Metro design for Microsoft.com. Take a look  (Click to enlarge) You can check out the preview page here. We will probably be seeing ...

Designspire’s New Update Makes it Even More Beautiful

Designspire’s New Update Makes it Even More Beautiful

May 31, 2012 1 Comment

The App Designspire has even gotten more beautiful as they have introduced a new update that includes a new image slide mode.   VERSION 2.2 – An all new Scenic design in channels view with a beautiful image slide. Tap images in article view to enter an image only slide view. Pinch and zoom images, ...

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HTC ONE (M8) For Windows Officially Announced & Now Available For Verizon Wireless (Press Release)

HTC offers Windows platform on flagship device, blends premium hardware with unique software experience BELLEVUE, WA – August 19,...

Watch Microsoft’s New Windows Phone Ad Featuring Instagram, OneDrive, Amazing Photos, & Cortana (VIDEO)

Check out the latest ad by Microsoft showcasing the Nokia Lumia 1020 with Instagram and OneDrive and the newly,...

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