News tagged ‘metro’

Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012

Skype for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

Skype for Windows 8 Announced (Update)

Skype, the voice call and chat service provider which was acquired by Microsoft late last year for US$8.5 million, has announced a new Modern-style version of Skype for Windows 8. The app will be pre-installed on devices from 12 manufacturers, and be made available in the Windows Store come October 26.

Friday, 24 Aug 2012

Microsoft Introduces New Corporate Logo

Microsoft Introduces New Corporate Logo

With the impending launch of Windows 8 which will be ushering in a whole new design philosophy for the tech giants, Microsoft has also unveiled a new corporate logo.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft is advising developers (and maybe even OEM partners) to not use the word 'Metro' when they're referring to the interface of Windows Phone or Windows 8. The reason? It's just a code name.

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

The Verge has managed to get their hands on a couple of images showing exactly how the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro retail boxes look like. Yes, even the boxes are not spared the 'Windows 8 Style UI' treatment.

Friday, 1 Jun 2012

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft has released Windows 8 Release Preview today in 14 languages. This will be the last public pre-release, as the company moves towards the RTM stage. If you've an eligible Windows 7 PC, upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will cost S$17.99.

Thursday, 15 Mar 2012

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Google has followed Mozilla's lead and announced plans to port Chrome over to Metro. But will both the competitors, as strange as it may sound, be able to top Internet Explorer 10?

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Seeing that Microsoft will be introducing their new interface for Windows 8, Mozilla has come out to state they will be building a completely different version of Firefox to suit Metro.

Friday, 8 Jul 2011

Microsoft Download Center Gets New Design

Microsoft Download Center Gets New Design

The new Microsoft home page design has now been ported to the Microsoft Download Center website.

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