All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘metro style’

Skype to Get New Windows 8 Look and Video Messaging

It appears that Skype will be getting quite an overhaul this holiday season. The Verge is reporting that the popular video calling software will be getting a visual update to fit in with the new Windows 8 OS. Citing unnamed “sources familiar with Skype’s plans,” The Verge states that Skype is now testing a new UI for all platforms. The …

Read More

Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8, Snubs Current Windows Phones

Microsoft today revealed its future smartphone platform: Windows Phone 8. The announcement came as part of the Windows Phone Developer Summit currently taking place in San Francisco. Joe Belfiore, head of the Windows Phone division at Microsoft, took to the official Windows Phone Blog to lay out all of the details. In the blog post he states that Windows 8 …

Read More

Bing Maps Announces SDK For Metro Style Apps

The Bing Team announced today that they’re releasing beta version of a new tool for developers that will allow them to improve the quality of apps written in Microsoft’s design language, Metro. Bing Maps SDK for Metro style apps will enable developers to add the latest road maps, bird’s-eye views, and low-angle high-res images to their apps. The announcement comes …

Read More