Metro

  • Metro Facebook design by an Aussie

    Brisbane art director and designer, Fred Nerby has come up with a seriously nice design for Facebook. His intention is for the concept to be used for desktop and iPad, but I think a much better use of the design, would be the still unreleased Windows 8 Facebook app....
  • NAB update will bring Metro-style design

    National Australia Bank has another refresh on the way. If you’re a NAB customer and log out of their online portal, you’ll get taken to a promo page for the new design. As you can see in the screen shot above, their new design incorporates the squared off, clean...
  • 4Browsers tries to answer your Metro Multitasking needs

    A new application in the Windows 8 Store is 4Browsers. As the name suggests it’s 4 browsers in 1. This tries to solve a problem with Windows 8 apps, that is their single-tasking nature. Sure you can snap an application to the side of the screen, but power users...
  • Vodafone launch Windows 8 app

    A number of us early adopters have begun to use Windows 8 Consumer Preview as our primary Operating System. We’re now in the cycle of checking the Store daily for new apps. This morning turned up an Australian gem, the Vodafone Windows 8 app, the first telco in Australia...
  • SkyDrive update: Metro-style Win8 app, 2GB file size support!

    Overnight Microsoft have confirmed some rumoured updates to their cloud storage offering – SkyDrive. Arriving with Windows 8, will be a Metro-style SkyDrive app, as well as deep integration into the OS. This means when choosing a file your choice is no longer just local and networked drives, but...
  • Windows 8 UI revealed! Borrows WP7’s metro UI

    Image source: Engadget President of the Windows division at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky has just revealed a new touch interface for Windows 8. At the D9 conference in the US, Sinofsky showcased Windows 8 features for the first time. The interview with Walt Mossberg revealed many interesting new developments for...
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