The interfaces for Windows 8 and Office 15 to include WP7's Metro UI elements
0. phoneArena 14 Mar 2011, 10:55 posted on
Some leaked images of the next MS Outlook hint at the next version of Office borrowing from the minimalistic Metro UI concept in Windows Phone 7. Windows 8 is also said to have WP7's tiled interface in its tablet interface version, named "Aero Lite"...
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1. jbash (Posts: 342; Member since: 07 Feb 2011)
I really like to see what microsoft and sony have up its sleeve before dive into the tablet scene.
2. DontHateOnS60 (Posts: 864; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)
If WP7 is any indication, their tablets will be big on eye candy and small on functionality.
3. calamazoo (unregistered)
hey, they learn from the best - Apple! :-)
4. remixfa (Posts: 14226; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
if this is windows, just rethemed for a better tablet experience, it will be good. I need a tablet that can do school work on it, and so far none of them can access all the sites i need. If MS can pull that off, they will have a huge "in" for college peeps.
5. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
i dont think tablets in general are good for students... i think a laptop is much better for productivity and note taking.. also is it just me or do none of these screen shots actually look like wp7?
6. Kjayhawk (Posts: 291; Member since: 07 Oct 2010)
I LOVE MICROSOFT!!! They really do have the best and most innovative ideas. I still use my mac but am looking very forward to purchasing a windows computer next year.