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Mozilla scraps Metro version of Firefox, citing low interest

Very, very few are interested in using the browser on Windows 8's touch-first interface, so Mozilla is mothballing the code and sticking with the older, more popular "desktop" version.

By 15 March 2014

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Windows 8 designer: Why Microsoft forced Metro on us all

A purported UX designer for Microsoft reveals why the "love it or hate it" Metro environment is the default in Windows 8.

By 19 February 2014

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Windows 8.1 Metro: Start or stop?

The tiled, touch-centric Metro interface is an integral part of Windows 8. So integral that Windows defaults to Metro on start up. Should this change?

By 2 February 2014

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Windows 8.1 update may bring Metro and desktop closer

The next update to Windows 8 could bring the two different interface modes closer together.

By 23 January 2014

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Windows 8.1 update may serve Metro apps from the desktop

Leaked screenshots of an upcoming update show an option to open Windows Store apps from the taskbar.

By 23 January 2014

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Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave

Passengers might think twice before blaring music, sneezing on strangers, or falling asleep drunk on the subway with these charming posters spotted in Japan.

By 14 January 2014

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Microsoft Office holds off on 'Metro style' till 2014

The 'Metro-Style' versions of Microsoft's core Office applications won't be out until 2014, Microsoft officials are confirming.

By 27 June 2013

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Uber to reveal ride details with Boston to help ease traffic woes

The ride-sharing service says the data, compiled in a way that protects driver and rider privacy, can be used to reduce congestion, expand transportation options and even identify potholes.

By 14 January 2015

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Fake groom caught after using iPhone translation app to talk to bride

A man has been jailed for his part in a fake marriage scheme involving women from Eastern Europe. His iPhone use was a giveaway.

By 13 January 2015

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The year of the cord-cutter starts at CES 2015

Dish's Sling TV stole the show with its $20 alternative TV package, but PlayStation Vue is coming soon, Netflix is certifying TVs and just about everybody is streaming. Here are the big home video trends of CES 2015.

By 10 January 2015