- News tagged "metro"
Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
The new Microsoft home page design has now been ported to the Microsoft Download Center website.