Windows 8 mingles Windows Phone

Windows delivers new features excerpts from a development version of Windows 8 (its final name and exact is not yet known). The Future of Microsoft OS would have (finally) on its own PDF reader, called “Modern Reader”, instead of forcing it to install Adobe. In the way of what Apple offers since the birth of Mac OS X.

Catches of this application show a very sleek interface, directly modeled on the theme of Windows Phone Metro. Windows 8 should be proposed as an alternative to the more traditional than it is today with Aero, but less suitable for mobile media and tactile. This would provide an interface adapted to the device running Windows 8.

On the right was the index of the document and in the upper left corner, a button to return to the page that was left. This application is of type Appx explains Within Windows, which means universal software apparently capable of running on both Windows 8 (PC and shelves) on Windows Phone 8.

This ability of Windows to slip on shelves is also evident in this version of Internet Explorer which uses Modern Reader as this new interface called “Immersive” at Microsoft. It uses the Internet Explorer engine 9 for PC but with an interface provided for tactile interaction. Within Windows was running in a mode where it appears only 640×480 but it should be more comfortable in full screen, and not have these lifts. The history of page views, with its cobbled, also behaves in the manner of Windows Explorer Phone.

Windows 8 might also generalize the principle of the tape already in widespread applications included in Microsoft Office Mac 2011. Some catches show a ribbon in Windows Explorer. However its content consisted of placing icons, it smelled the development version and given the place occupied by this toolbar is not excluded that it is still managed by the final version.



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