Metro interface


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Metro interface

The former name of the user interface in Windows Phone 7.5 and Windows 8. Starting in 2012, Microsoft dropped the Metro name and began to use various other names, including "Windows 8 style UI," "New User Interface," "Modern UI" and "Microsoft Design Language." See Windows Phone, Windows 10, Win10 abc's, Windows 8 and Win8 abc's.
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The new Metro interface features 'Live tiles' which update users on their contacts social media feeds and show pictures from the device or photo galleries online.
This latest release from Telerik addresses developers' requirements around mobile, cloud, and the imminent arrival of the touch-driven Metro interface.
Even though Windows 8 hadn't even been released yet, Windows Phone 7 and its Metro interface had already lead ballooned, and a lot of angry words had been spilt over the death of the Start menu and the introduction of Metro in Windows 8.
CyberLink YouCam Metro is an intuitive app designed natively for the Windows 8 Metro interface.
This, of course, would be a complete 180 from the original release of Windows 8, which defaulted to the Metro interface and lacked an easy way to see the Desktop after logging in.
This is somewhat of a shock, as Microsoft has been referring to its cleaner, mobile-centric tiled Metro interface for quite some time.
CyberLink, with its years of expertise from designing multimedia applications, now brings its experience to the Metro interface to create apps that make interacting with PCs and tablets fluid and intuitive.

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