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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 8.1 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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Microsoft jumps to Windows 10

At at event in San Francisco, Microsoft previews the next iteration of its desktop operating system with a surprise naming leap that leaves out 9 and goes straight to Windows 10.

By 1 October 2014

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Enliven Chrome's new tab page with Metro live tiles

With the New MetroTab extension for Chrome, you can turn your new tab page into something that mimics the Metro interface of the Windows 8 Start screen.

By 30 July 2013

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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By 6 September 2014

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Microsoft's IE team pines for faster updates -- and respect

Internet Explorer is still saddled with a reputation for being slow and behind the technology curve. Its developers clearly want to change that.

By 22 August 2014