Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Aug 2012 21:38 UTC
Windows "Here's the official guidance, my sources say: Anything currently/formerly known as a 'Metro-Style application' (with or without a hyphen) will now be known officially as a 'Windows 8 application'. References to the 'Metro user interface' will now be replaced by "Windows 8 user interface." And instead of saying 'Metro design', the Softies and those adhering to their official guidelines will be using the words 'Windows 8 design'." Microsoft not being allowed to use the Metro name here is just as ridiculous as Apple trolling Samsung. All ridiculous exponents of the western world's IP fetish.
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Windows Phone 7
by auouymous on Fri 10th Aug 2012 02:26 UTC
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But what about Windows Phone 7 which was released two or more years before Windows 8??? I'm absolutely positive Microsoft was not designing Metro for use with Windows 8. It was merely a new phone/tablet UI that never caught on, so they forced it upon all Windows 8 users to get developers to adopt it.

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