Showing posts from October, 2012

Windows 8 Pro in Screenshots

Two days ago I decided to take an advantage of BizSpark and installed Windows 8 Pro on my Lenovo laptop. My impression:
User Experience which is blowing your mind! I haven't seen so much innovations in one product since the first iPhone from 2007. It's totally new approach what you can do and how you can use Windows. Suddenly it's fun again.

Screenshot #1. New concept of a start screen with Modern (Metro) UI applications from Application Store. Live tiles, Charms, new typography and semantic scaling... Possibility of customization are almost infinite. Yes, like those which are on Android or iOS. Of course, there are not that many applications in the store yet. Official launch of Windows 8 is still in the future: October 26th.

Screenshot #2. Email application supports all my email accounts on Google, Yahoo, Hotmail and even German GMX. If you want to configure any application, just press Windows key + C on the keyboard, and you see these common UI elements called Charms: