Windows 8 has been at the receiving end for long due alienation of existing Desktop users who were accustomed to the traditional start menu driven interface. But we do have to take a look on some unseen aspects before judging it.
Social platforms like Twitter provide Windows 8 with ample scope to show off it’s prowess when it comes to consumption of digital information. So we decided to have a look at best five Metro based twitter clients for Windows 8.
Thanks to a developer, we finally have a wonderful substitute to the classic Windows Explorer. Immersive Explorer, is a file manager built from the ground up based on Metro interface guidelines.
Finally, it looks like we have a real threat to Gmail. Microsoft has unveiled its new revamped email service, Outlook, replacing the existing and aging Hotmail with a completely redesigned metro interface
Like it or not, Metro is definitely the talk of the town. While some really love the Windows 8 tiled UI for Metro, there are many among us who want the Metro feel, without adding any unnecessary bloat to your desktop. Luckily there is a theme by hamed which exactly fits this need without disturbing your Windows 7 Desktop.
We fear that Windows 8, in the long run may not be able to convert Windows 7 users as permanent Windows 8 users on PC’s. I have tinkered with the “Windows Developer Preview” for a fair amount of time on my desktop while I pile the reasons why would be another blunder for Redmond in biblical proportions.
Microsoft recently gave us a sneak peek of Windows 8 and showed how it aims to target the tablet market which is majorly dominated by iPad and Android tablets. After seeing a prototype video, I’m really looking forward to it. More thoughts on it later and back to the topic:
If you wish to bring its metro interface to Windows 7, then here’s an app for that:Windows8Menu.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7’s features may or may not have impressed everyone but its sexy Metro UI definitely caught everyone’s attention. If you want to bring it to your Windows 7 Desktop, here’s a theme for it.