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Windows Phone 9 To Ditch Metro UI [Rumor]

12/12/2013, Microsoft is rumored to shake things up a bit next year, with the acquisition of Nokia’s hardware and services division it will formally step into the world of making smartphones which will obviously be powered by Windows Phone. The company is...

WP7 ROM brings Metro UI onto Android devices

04/05/2012, Android users, if you love the Windows Phone Metro UI but just not its hardware, the good news is that thanks to the WP7 ROM, you can now get the Metro UI look on your Android devices. Granted it doesn’t exactly resemble Metro 100%, but it’s certainly...

New Windows Store screenshots surface

12/12/2011, The Windows Store was introduced last week, but the video demonstration released by Microsoft didn’t really let us have a good look at the store. Fortunately the folks over at Winunleaked.tk manage to get their hands on some screenshots, to show us...

Google search offers pinnable tile on Windows Phone devices

12/02/2011, Just because you use Windows Phone 7.5 does not mean that you have to love Microsoft’s Bing as your default browser. Similarly just because you own an Android phone does not mean that your preferred search engine must be Google, but now Google is...

Microsoft reveals the story behind Metro UI in Windows 8

08/31/2011, If you’ve always wanted to know what was Microsoft’s reasoning behind the implementation of Metro UI in Windows 8, you’re in luck. In the official Windows 8 blog, the company discusses about where it is taking Windows 8 in terms of its user...

Windows 8 Metro UI settings menu revealed

04/27/2011, Some folks who’ve been playing around with the leaked Windows 8 beta have discovered even more examples of the Metro UI being used in the operating system. We all knew that Windows 8 was designed for tablets as well as PCs, but so we haven’t...

RIP: Zune music player

03/14/2011, Bad news for Zune fans: the Zune music player will no longer be updated, according to reports from Bloomberg. Microsoft has decided to throw the towel in for the music player market and discontinue the Zune line. Not surprising, considering that...

Metro UI on your Android phone

03/10/2011, If there’s one thing a lot of people agree with about Windows Phone 7, it’s that Microsoft definitely got the design right. To date, there’s quite a number of Metro UI-inspired or copycat themes for non-WP7 phones on the market, and...