Microsoft’s “Metro” Style to be called “Windows 8 style UI”

devilsworkshop.org - 2012-08-03 20:29:31 - Similar - Report/Block

Microsoft over the pass year or so has pushed it’s new design philosophy as “metro-style”. The new tile based design philosophy is used extensively in Windows 8 and even the recently unveiled email service called Outlook.com All of a sudden, Microsoft has been asking developers to avoid using the word metro in their apps. It means droppin...

Metro Scaler Lets You Increase or Decrease Tile Row

eightforums.com - 2013-02-15 06:50:20 - Similar - Report/Block

-Quote- As you might know, the Windows 8 Modern UI is optimized for all types of display resolutions. Windows 8 will automatically adjust the number of tile row according to the display size. However, if you want to manually increase or decrease the tile row, Windows 8 doesn’t provides an option, but with a simple tool called Metro Scaler...

Click on Metro tile .. flips .. right back to Metro Page ?

eightforums.com - 2013-03-13 14:55:53 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a new HP Windows 8 Pavillion Desktop. This morning when I click on any Metro page tile it flips as if going to Mail or People or Weather, etc. then flips right back to the Metro page. I called HP and they say it's corrupted and I have to call MS? I did this "refresh" thing once with this pc and lost more than I care to lost again.

Are Metro style apps managed or native and if native how can they run on both arm and x86?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-25 03:26:54 - Similar - Report/Block

I originally assumed that Metro style apps were managed (.NET) assemblies whether they are written in C# or C++ and I thought C++ for Metro style apps would be similar in concept to C++/CLI. However, I now heard on a DotNet Rocks podcast that Metro style apps written in C++ are native. Nevertheless I understand that Metro style apps run o...

How to do UI Automation of Metro-Style Apps? - Finding elements with UISpy

stackoverflow.com - 2012-05-01 04:17:22 - Similar - Report/Block

I've downloaded and installed the windows 8 consumer preview, and I'd like to figure out how to use the UI Automation API's to get data from metro style applications. Background: I have a lot of automated tests which use the Microsoft UI Automation API's to interact with applications. The scripts are written in IronRuby against .NET 4 In...

Windows 8 Metro Equivalent to System.Windows.Media.DrawingGroup and ImageDrawing?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-10 02:30:32 - Similar - Report/Block

I have a WPF .NET 3.5 app that draws transparent tile layers on top of one another using an ImageDrawing and DrawingGroup. I'm trying to convert this for Windows 8 using Metro. Microsoft's porting overview at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ windows/apps/hh465136.aspx suggests changing System.Windows namespace references to Window...

Wifi native with metro style app (Windows 8)

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-21 10:31:10 - Similar - Report/Block

I would like to know if it is a way to to manage a wifi configuration with metro apps ? Basically I want my application to list and retrieve information about all the available wifis the phone detects. I saw that it was possible so far using the wlanapi.h but I can't figure out how to use it in this metro style app context. If you have an...

View Your Facebook Feed Items In Tiles With Metro Social For Windows 8

addictivetips.com - 2013-03-15 12:00:18 - Similar - Report/Block

Just yesterday, the official Twitter app hit the Windows Store , and I loved every bit of it. It’s great to see that the world’s largest microblogging service has kept things minimal yet intuitive on the Metro platform. On the other hand, Facebook users are still waiting for an official Windows 8/RT app from the world’s largest social net...

IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs desktop style

cnet.com - 2012-03-28 17:09:24 - Similar - Report/Block

Windows 8 packages Internet Explorer 10 in two different flavors--Metro and desktop, each with their own pros and cons. Which one is better, and how can you manage both? [Read more]...

How To Make A Custom Metro Desktop Tile

techsupportforum.com - 2013-05-13 11:55:05 - Similar - Report/Block

First, download & install OblyTile [APP] OblyTile – Tile Creator for all programs. – xda-developers Next, add the Tile name. Then, in the Program Path add this: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /C “C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Int ernet Explorer\Quick Launch\Shows Desktop.lnk” My User Name is medab1, so my Program Path is: C:\Windows\Sy...

Metro Style Icon Studio - 2013.1

dodownload.com - 2013-02-13 07:52:52 - Similar - Report/Block

Design, draw, import or convert icons into the new Metro format. Metro Style Icon Studio enables designers to draw Metro-style icons from scratch, import, modify and convert existing images while applying a number of special effects.

Droptiles - Metro style Live Tiles powered Web Dashboard

dotnetshoutout.com - 2012-07-23 11:40:57 - Similar - Report/Block

Droptiles is a Windows 8 Start like Metro style Web 2.0 Dashboard. It builds the experience using Tiles. Tiles are mini apps that can fetch data from external sources. Clicking on a tile launches the full app. Apps can be from any existing website to customized website specifically built to fit the Dashboard experience. Droptiles is built...

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Do Windows 8 Metro Apps run in Windows 7 or XP?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-24 16:05:34 - Similar - Report/Block

I want to know whether Metro Applications developed using Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview and .Net FrameWork 4.5 can run in Windows 7 or XP. Not the normal Windows Form or WPF, I want to know about the all new Metro Apps. What new things needed to run Metro Apps in Windows XP or Windows 7...

EaseUS FileManager Is A Decent Explorer Alternative For Windows 8 & RT

addictivetips.com - 2013-03-12 14:00:13 - Similar - Report/Block

Microsoft put a lot of emphasis on Modern UI – initially referred to as Metro UI — when it unveiled Windows 8, but quite ironically didn’t include a native Modern-style file manager in the latest version of Windows. Perhaps the software giant wants users to stick to the desktop File Explorer for all kinds of file management, which in all...

Stardock Start8 vs. Classic Shell

eightforums.com - 2013-03-13 05:09:38 - Similar - Report/Block

[sarcasm]I can't see the point of these things, but they seem to be grabbing people's interest.[/sarcasm] -Quote- Most power users would be perfectly willing to upgrade to Windows 8 (http://www.maximumpc.com/tags/windows_8 ) if it weren’t for two things—the tile-based “Metro” interface and the missing *Windows 8* *Start button*. While Metr...

Simple radial gradient background in Metro-Style App

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-28 10:57:44 - Similar - Report/Block

What would be a simple way of drawing a radial gradient background (also being able to change it's color) in a XAML/C# Metro-Style App ? Is using DirectX an option ? I tried looking at some SharpDX samples for Windows 8 Consumer Preview but failed to compile them. Haven't found any other samples of using DX in C# on Windows 8. Any ideas ?...

20 Trendy Flat Design Websites - Inspiration

designfloat.com - 2013-03-01 08:05:20 - Similar - Report/Block

Similar with fashion, web design trends come and go, year 2013 the most noticeable trend is "Flat Design". Flat design is the complete opposite of skeuomorphic design. It has been available for quite a while, but Microsoft definitely played a big role in making them even more popular since the launch of Windows 8 Metro design concept.

The "Skip Metro Suite" for Windows 8

freevps.us - 2012-08-21 20:00:14 - Similar - Report/Block

Skip Metro Suite for Windows 8 Hello there respected community of FreeVPS and staff members, I would like to introduce a tool that I found recently. Skip Metro Suite is a free tool for Windows 8. The free tool skips the Metro screen on startup. After login the menu & screen known in Windows Vista & 7 will appear. You can still cha...

How to make executable metro style apps?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-24 15:43:20 - Similar - Report/Block

I Created Metro style Application ,and i want to make it executable so that i can run it on devices that have windows 8 ,is there any tutorials or tool that make that Thank you...

Triggers aren't supported in Windows 8 XAML?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-04-08 07:06:44 - Similar - Report/Block

Okay, if DataTriggers don't work anymore in Silverlight and Windows 8, could anyone tell me how to replace this feature? For example; In a ListView or GridView, if an item has a value x, if x == "True" StackPanel style= "MakeBackgroundGreen" StackPanel style="MakeBackgroundRed" Is there a way to create something like this in Windows 8 m...

Are WinRT Metro apps cross-compatible (x86/64 and ARM)?

stackoverflow.com - 2012-03-11 12:44:31 - Similar - Report/Block

The Wikipedia entry about Windows 8 claims in its Metro section that Metro applications will be cross-compatible with both x86/64 based systems and Windows on ARM. but does not have a reference (it is marked with "citation needed"). Technically, would it be possible to run a "native" Metro app which was build using WinRT for x86/64 on...

Cellular Live Tile, WiFi Live Tile, HD EPG Pro free for 72 hours

wpcentral.com - 2013-03-18 22:46:23 - Similar - Report/Block

We've just been informed that Cellular Live Tile, WiFi Live Tile and HD EPG Pro will be made available for 72 hours for consumers, starting right this very second (depending on region). All three apps are developed by Formentera Sunset S.L. and are well rated on the Windows Phone Store. So what are the apps all about and should you be int...

MetroStore – A Premium Magazine & E-commerce WordPress Theme

colorlabsproject.com - 2013-05-11 12:21:48 - Similar - Report/Block

The Metro UI is becoming more popular ever since Microsoft released Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7. There are many applications which are designed based on the Metro UI look. We proudly announce the release of the MetroStore theme with its design inspired by Metro UI. Flat design and vivid colors are its unique characteristics. This WordP...

Windows 8 Metro Apps: The 8 Must-Know Tricks! Day 2

dotnetshoutout.com - 2012-07-20 05:21:44 - Similar - Report/Block

This is Day # 2 in the Windows 8 development article series on common tips & tricks towards developing real-world Metro apps. The crux of this article is to talk about all the different Layout options for Windows 8 Metro apps and how to navigate between parts of a well-laid out application. Find out how to support various orientations...

Soluto study shows that majority of Windows 8 users pretend Metro doesn't exist

vr-zone.com - 2013-05-23 01:07:25 - Similar - Report/Block

According to a study by Soluto, people with Windows 8 devices rarely launch Metro applications. While true of desktop computers, the percentage of Metro apps launched per day was also surprisingly low for Windows 8 tablets.

Optimal Layout 2.2.4 - Move, resize & reorganize windows; make the most of your screen space. (Demo)

macupdate.com - 2013-05-03 19:25:17 - Similar - Report/Block

Optimal Layout (formerly WindowFlow Pro) makes organizing your application windows a breeze: Keyboard commands allow you to smoothly move and resize windows that snap into alignment. Window tiling instantly reorganizes a messy group of overlapping windows to optimally fill your screen. Window switching that lists all your open app window...

Making WPF applications look Metro-styled, even in Windows 7? (Window Chrome)

stackoverflow.com - 2012-11-27 20:17:28 - Similar - Report/Block

I like the window chrome on the new Office Suite and Visual Studio: I'm still developing applications for Windows 7 of course, but I'm wondering if there's a quick and easy way (read: WPF style or Windows Library) to emulate this style. I've done some window chrome styling in the past, but getting it to look and behave just right is reall...

Microsoft to world: You will browse Metro-style, or else

cnet.com - 2012-03-14 18:41:35 - Similar - Report/Block

True, IE10 for Windows 8 will come in both a streamlined "Metro" version and a desktop version. But Microsoft is clearly pushing the former, though it risks confusing the heck out of users. [Read more]...

WhatsApp for Windows Phone gets major new update, loads of new features

wpcentral.com - 2013-02-21 17:20:33 - Similar - Report/Block

Now that Kik is on the sidelines for Windows Phone, WhatsApp has become our default international messaging app on Windows Phone. Luckily for us the WhatsApp team is busy updating and adding new functions to the app, evidently back on their 30-day schedule. Version 2.9.2 is now live in the Store and it’s the one update you’ve been waiti...

Metro Studio for Windows 8 - 5.31

dodownload.com - 2012-09-23 13:18:27 - Similar - Report/Block

Download metro icon studio to create Windows 8/7 icons, manage icon libraries, and import icons from various image formats. Save time using batch conversion operations. Enhance images using multi-layer design mode. Our icon software is made for fan!...

Comment on Windows 8 May Force You To Boot Into the UI-Formerly-Known-As-Metro by Etheos

gizmodo.co.uk - 2012-08-07 11:47:29 - Similar - Report/Block

It is already possible…not exactly a nice way of doing it but if you really hate Metro: http://www.howtogeek.com/108349/how-to-b oot-to-the-desktop-skip-metro-in-windows -8/...

Zephyr Style-A-Tile - Princess

babyoye.com - 2013-04-09 11:24:13 - Similar - Report/Block

Let your little girl turn ordinary marbles into master pieces with Zephyr Style-A-Tile-Princess. Features: -Style the tiles in 4 easy steps -More than 100 hours of styling fun -Develops artistic skills -Age group: 5 to 7 years Includes: -5 tiles with picture out lines -6 hinges -6 colours -1 paint brush -1 instruction manual Price: Rs. 2...

Questions about Windows 8

eightforums.com - 2013-02-21 10:15:45 - Similar - Report/Block

I know that Windows 8 has 4 versions , they are Windows RT , Windows 8 , Windows Pro and Windows Enterprise. My question is that if Windows 8 can be installed on tablet myself ?? Also, if I create an windows 8 metro application (run on desktop) and upload the app to windows store , can I download from windows store of Windows Phone 7.5/7.

Metro Last Light To Come With Free Copy Of Its Creating Novel

eteknix.com - 2013-04-30 04:54:27 - Similar - Report/Block

The Metro Last Light developers, 4A Games and the Metro Last Light publishers, Deep Silver, have just announced that everyone who picks up a copy of the Metro Last Light game via Steam will be given a free copy of the novel that created the Metro series of games. For those who don’t know, the Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light games are actu...

SkyDrive app adds live tiles to keep you up-to-date

windowsteamblog.com - 2013-01-23 19:45:00 - Similar - Report/Block

Since we released the SkyDrive app for Windows and Windows RT back in October, it has been great to see all the ways people are using it. People are accessing, viewing, and sharing files that they’ve stored on SkyDrive , as well as saving files directly to SkyDrive from other apps. Today, we’re excited to announce changes to how you’ll s...

Microsoft Reboots With a New Logo

devilsworkshop.org - 2012-08-23 20:07:40 - Similar - Report/Block

Microsoft might have decided to dump the word “Metro” to describe the UI for Windows but they have remained loyal to the design philosophy in the new minimalist looking logo for Microsoft. The new logo is a lot more simpler and stylish from its previous iteration. The new logo for Microsoft was not surprising as it has rolled out new bra...

Metro Theme GO Launcher for Android

androidzoom.com - 2013-03-19 06:54:38 - Similar - Report/Block

DigitalSculpt This is a metro theme for GO Launcher EX. Makeover your phone's icons, dock, and app drawer with a Windows 8 inspired design. Applying the Theme: 1.Do not open the app directly after installation. 2.Go to GO Launcher EX > MENU >... $0.99

Champion Tile Points out Hot Flooring Trends for 2013

sbwire.com - 2013-03-14 14:59:57 - Similar - Report/Block

"If you want to do something about your flooring, for whatever reasons, take a look on the market before you make up your mind what you want. These days, there are so many choices, it might take awhile to make a selection, but it is fun doing it. Just take your time and go with what will best suit your living style," recommended Dean Dupr...

Windows 8 METRO style webpage Tile Design + ICONS Design by NLA2013

freelancer.de - 2013-02-26 04:09:25 - Similar - Report/Block

Looking for a designer to design 2 Thing. 1) A single web page with 11 Windows Metro style tiles. Your job will be to determine the design of these tiles by choosing the size, location, color,... (Budget: $75 USD, Jobs: Graphic Design, Icon Design, User Interface / IA, Website Design)...


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