Posts Tagged ‘User Interface’

Microsoft announces Metro style UI & regular Desktop UI for Windows 8

Microsoft has revealed that in terms of Windows 8 user interface, Windows 8 will offer the Metro style user interface as well as the regular desktop interface which many users are accustomed to. Continue reading

Microsoft Download Center gets the Metro UI!

Microsoft has recently upgraded the Microsoft Download Center website to have the Metro User Interface look and feel. This is the newest upgrade of various Microsoft product and services site to go Metro. Continue reading

Microsoft demos Windows 8 – A first look at the new “Windows 8” User Interface (UI)

Yesterday, at the D9 Conference, Microsoft demonstrated the next generation of Windows, internally code-named “Windows 8,” for the first time. Windows 8 is a reimagining of Windows, from the chip to the interface. A Windows 8-based PC is really a new kind of device, one that scales from touch-only small screens through to large screens, with or without a keyboard and mouse. Continue reading

Microsoft Store gets a new Metro UI (User Interface)

Microsoft recently has been updating their various services/products websites like the ‘Microsoft Answers’ support site, ‘Windows Embedded’ Website and they also unveiled a preview of upcoming homepage of microsoft.com. Continue reading

Next level UI for Windows based Tablets, Netbooks & Public Displays

Several people share the opinion that Windows 7’s user interface was not designed from the ground-up for multi-touch, like touch-screen mobile devices or an iPad. The multi-touch capabilities are included much like an add-on. Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 Design Resources for Developers

The UI Design and Interaction Guide for Windows Phone 7 has been updated for beta. With additional information and a new layout, this guide provides detailed information about UI elements and controls, UI system behaviors, and the interaction model for the touch interface based on the design system codenamed “Metro”.

Designers and developers should read this UI Design and Interaction Guide for Windows Phone 7 v 2.0, to learn about the do’s and don’ts of UI implementations for their Windows Phone applications.

Highlights for the v2.0 release: Continue reading