Metro, microsoft

09.05.12
Thinix RetroUI lets Windows 8 users step off the Metro, stick to the classic desktop
09.05.12

Thinix RetroUI lets Windows 8 users step off the Metro, stick to the classic desktop

More than a few people are upset that Microsoft's latest OS might require booting to Metro -- sorr...

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09.04.12
Microsoft delivers Windows Server 2012, puts the enterprise on cloud 8
09.04.12

Microsoft delivers Windows Server 2012, puts the enterprise on cloud 8

Forget Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 is where it's at... if you're a corporate IT manager, that i...

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08.15.12
Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)
08.15.12

Microsoft bans use of Metro name in Windows Store apps (Update: May not be banned after all)

If Microsoft can't use the Metro name, no one else can. Not in its company-owned Windows Store, at...

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08.09.12
Microsoft reportedly settles on 'Windows 8' as replacement for 'Metro'
08.09.12

Microsoft reportedly settles on 'Windows 8' as replacement for 'Metro'

We've already heard that Microsoft was temporarily using "Windows 8-style UI" as a substitute for...

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08.06.12
Windows 8 may not let you boot to the desktop, demands you accept not-Metro
08.06.12

Windows 8 may not let you boot to the desktop, demands you accept not-Metro

If you were hoping that you could force Windows 8 to bypass the don't-call-it-Metro homescreen and...

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08.02.12
Windows 8's stock apps get pictured, tease its final build
08.02.12

Windows 8's stock apps get pictured, tease its final build

Microsoft might be wavering on the well established Metro moniker that it ascribes to its flat, li...

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08.02.12
Microsoft downplays Metro design name, might face a lawsuit over all that street lingo
08.02.12

Microsoft downplays Metro design name, might face a lawsuit over all that street lingo

If you've seen most of Microsoft's design language for nearly three years, there's only one word t...

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07.26.12
MetroPCS 2012 Q2 sees profits skyrocket to $149 million despite losing nearly 200,000 subscribers
07.26.12

MetroPCS 2012 Q2 sees profits skyrocket to $149 million despite losing nearly 200,000 subscribers

MetroPCS has announced that it pulled in $1.3 billion in the second quarter of the year, only slig...

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07.26.12
Microsoft admits Surface might ruffle OEM feathers, vindicates Acer in annual report
07.26.12

Microsoft admits Surface might ruffle OEM feathers, vindicates Acer in annual report

Redmond's upcoming Surface slate is brimming with potential -- but Microsoft recognizes that build...

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