Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 26th Feb 2012 11:39 UTC, submitted by RichterKuato
Windows Metro is beautiful and elegant. It works wonders on my HTC HD7, and I'm pretty darn sure it's going to work just many wonders on tablets later this year. However, Microsoft also expects us to use Windows 8's Metro on our desktops with mice and keyboards - and in that scenario, I can't really see it work any wonders. The Verge user Sputnik8 decided to see what Metro would look like applied to a more regular desktop. The results are... Stunning.
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Comment by Kroc
by Kroc on Sun 26th Feb 2012 17:27 UTC
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It’s nice, but I just have to laugh at the Skype one.

Idealism is great and all, but reality is why Skype doesn’t already look like that. Skype need to make money. Having an app that looks and works that simple is nice, but it doesn't generate money; where in that interface is the adverts? Where is the Facebook integration and all the visual junk thrown in to justify the brand?

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