These images could be showing how your Windows 10 home and app screens will look like
posted by Chris P. / Jan 04, 2015, 3:48 AM
Windows Phone Italy) seemingly changes that, for we're treated to both a tile-happy homescreen and an app drawer, both of which feature a full-blown background wallpaper. In case you're unaware, the latest version of Windows Phone (8.1) only allows for the background to fill the iconic tiles, not take a spot behind them, and the app drawer is not available for customization, either.The desktop strand of Windows 10 is currently in its public beta testing phase, allowing the PC crowd to take a peek at the new changes, but the mobile version has so far remained out of sight for the most part. A new image of unverified legitimacy (courtesy of
Obviously, these images could have been tampered with, so hold your horses for now – we should be hearing more about Windows 10 for mobile devices soon.
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So finally WP or whatever they call it will get proper wallpapers. Sigh i might just get a Win 10 phone...
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 3:57 AM 2
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uhhhh that was made available with wp8.1
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 4:10 AM 1
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if u would have read the article properly ' In case you're unaware, the latest version of Windows Phone (8.1) only allows for the background to fill the iconic tiles, not take a spot behind them, and the app drawer is not available for customization, either. ' WP and Android phone user here !!
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 4:42 AM 14
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Wallpaper? You're easy to please. I'm waiting for Android phones to run full blown Chrome OS when connected to a monitor. And you want wallpapers!
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 11:23 AM 1
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I think Windows might get there first...and that is something I'm definitely looking forward to. From what I can tell, Windows 10 already gets us to that point, it's just going to be a question of whether or not the mobile hardware can adequately run the OS in a docked mode with monitor, keyboard and everything.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 5:33 PM 0
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LOL! Photo Is obviously photoshoped just look at the bottom right of the "phone" in both pic 1 & 2. Clearly the black is outside the white in pic 2. Horrible editing...
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 4:39 AM 0
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Also look at the top left of "phone" in pic 1 & 2. Lol who's buying this? And the hand in pic 2 on the left side of the phone where they both meet...
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 4:47 AM 0
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YES! Exactly THAT I wanted to see when they announced the wallpaper support on home screen for WP 8.1. THIS! But I am slightly confused. Wasnt Windows 10 on phones supposed to be a whole new experience, like everything wouldnt be all based on Live Tiles anymore and so on? Like, I am betting on my phone and tablet that I read an article here that Windows was searching for a person, who could create a whole new unique UI for the Windows 10.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 4:52 AM 0
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They never said they were getting rid of tiles. If you look at windows 10, the screen will be adaptive in nature. Tablets will have a tile/desktop switch. It already does but it is not a fast switch and requires a log in/out. And if you look at the windows 10 picture announcement, the phone clearly shows tiles like it has today. What we are waiting for is interactive tiles, and blowout tiles. I also would like a grid based landscape view, where the tiles would 'twist' in place and according to their grouping on which ones would 'switch'.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 6:43 AM 3
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must be WP 8.1 update 3
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 5:26 AM 0
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Again this style? I have read the new Windows is going to look similar to Android OS. The main Menu is a list. I hate it much.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 7:29 AM 0
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Why would WP look try to look like an OS when that OS has been trying more and more like Windows Phone?. Live Tiles are a major part of WP experience only a fool would dispose of the future of homescreens. Icons are old school.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 9:26 AM 3
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Because one is just about the absolute top of the food chain while other is I guess, fertilizer at least. Dispose of the future of home screens??? Fact is the world wants one of these, the other is not so much desired.
posted on Jan 04, 2015, 10:35 AM 1
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