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  1. Mystere

    Something I just noticed with 8.1

    So.. something I just noticed with 8.1, you can actually run Metro apps on multiple screens now. Including split-screening each one. I have three monitors, and found I could drag metro apps to each screen and they would stay there, and run. On top of that, Metro apps no longer appear on...
  2. Mystere

    Windows 8 already accounts for 10% of W7 Steam

    Steam Hardware & Software Survey If you click on OS, you can see that Windows 8 now accounts for 7% of all steam usage, while Windows 7 accounts for 70%, which means that Windows 8 is already (after only two months) in use by heavy gamers by a growing percentage. Windows 7 lost 2% of share...
  3. Mystere

    How hard is Windows 8?

    Watch this all the way to the end.. it's hilarious. A small Windows 8 demo - Plankytronixx - Site Home - MSDN Blogs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ODFvy1mjoY&feature=player_embedded
  4. Mystere

    Why they designed Windows 8 the way they did

    This is a bit long, but if you're actually curious.. even if you hate the design.. it might be interesting to understand the reasons behind it. It's really interesting to see how little Windows 8 changed from their early prototypes. UX Week 2012 | Jensen Harris | The Story of Windows 8 on Vimeo
  5. Mystere

    Free Ebook (new!)

    MS just released a new free Ebook for Windows 8, this one aimed at IT pro's rather than "dummies". Free ebook: Introducing Windows 8: An Overview for IT Professionals (Final Edition) - Microsoft Press - Site Home - MSDN Blogs Get it while it's hot.
  6. Mystere

    Metro apps are the future

    For people who don't quite get metro apps (I don't care what MS says they should be called, but until they come up with a better name than "Modern" or "Windows Store Apps", i'll continue to use the name Metro), consider this. Metro is turning out to be the single largest motivating factor of...
  7. Mystere

    Video: Using two metro apps at once

    For those people that are confused about running two apps at once in Metro. Snap an app: Use two apps at the same time - Microsoft Windows See also: http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/4439-metro-multitasking-run-two-metro-apps-same-time.html
  8. Mystere

    What is Metro?

    I have come to realize that most people don't really know what metro is. I think most people think it's just a "skin" or style for the apps that conform to the Windows 8 UI guidelines. It's not. Metro is actually an entirely different subsystem of Windows. A subsystem is like a "module" if...