Microsoft is very aggressively pushing its latest and greatest OS , Windows 8 Pro, for a very aggressive price of $14.99 / Rs 699. Here is a guide to get the offer extended to any PC regardless of the purchase date.
There are dozens of traditional start menu replacements floating around since the consumer preview days of Windows 8. However, StartMenu8 Beta from Iobit does the job of recreating a Windows 7 start menu for Windows 8 fairly well.
Here is a list of Five Amazing Fun Apps based on Metro UI, selected after scraping through over fifty apps to give you the very best of the Windows 8 Metro experience.
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.
AutoUP is a must have App for anyone who wants all his Windows apps up-to-date with the least possible hassle.
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.
Microsofts has announced the details of Windows 8 Store where paid apps will have a minimum price of $1.49 with a trial period of one week. It’ll also take a small cut of app revenue from developers, which will vary depending on the volume of sales.
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.
Ribbon, which was introduced in Office 2007 has been a revolutionary approach for getting access to the often used features of a program, rather than wandering through creepy menus. With Windows 8, Microsoft has decided to give even the Windows Explorer a facelift with the ribbon interface.
If you are a fan of the ribbon interface and want to get a feel of the Windows 8 like ribbon based file manager in your Windows 7 install, BExplorer may be your answer.