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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 Feb. 1, 2014

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Philips Citiscape Metro Headphones

The Citiscape Metro on-ear headphones have a great sense of style for a budget-priced headphone, but the sound lacks clarity.

By Mar. 15, 2012

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 15, 2012
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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 Jan. 13, 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 Feb. 18, 2014

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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 Mar. 14, 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 Jan. 22, 2014

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Firefox makes a Metro move

The first release of a Windows 8-optimized Firefox arrives, but it's a rough alpha that Mozilla confirms won't be ready anytime soon.

By Oct. 5, 2012

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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 Jul. 29, 2013

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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 Jun. 26, 2013

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Is 'Metro' now a banned word at Microsoft?

Why is Microsoft allegedly telling those inside and outside the company to stop playing up "Metro" going forward when talking about the new wave of Microsoft products?

By Aug. 2, 2012