Metro UI

Get a Metro Sidebar for your Windows 8

Posted by on October 11, 2013

Get a Metro Sidebar for your Windows 8

If you have used Windows Vista anytime, you might not have forgotten the sidebar which was available with the build and you could add gadgets to it. The main purpose of sidebar was quick access to settings and applications from the desktop instead of having to search for it. But Microsoft officially retired the sidebar(…)

8 Awesome Metro File Explorer for Windows 8

Posted by on April 4, 2013

8 Awesome Metro File Explorer for Windows 8

With the release of Windows 8, there are quite a lot of features which have got a new UI and this includes the new start screen with metro UI and live tiles, new task manager, the all new Windows store and Windows Explorer with ribbon UI. Although the Windows Explorer did get some new UI(…)

EaseUS FileManager for Windows 8

Posted by on March 12, 2013

EaseUS FileManager for Windows 8

When Microsoft released Windows 8, there were quite a lot of new features including the metro UI start screen, task manager, new Windows Explorer, Windows Store etc. But one thing probably Microsoft missed out was the addition of a metro UI File explorer. Although the normal file explorer was added with features like ribbon interface, a(…)

Change the Size of Start Screen Tiles in Windows 8 with MetroScaler

Posted by on February 14, 2013

Change the Size of Start Screen Tiles in Windows 8 with MetroScaler

With Windows 8, the most important and prominent change is the new metro UI start screen along with tiles for apps. While many users liked the new start screen, it is also one of the most annoying aspect of Windows 8 according to other users. The new start screen has quite a lot of options to(…)

How to Remove all Default Modern apps from your User Account in Windows 8

Posted by on February 12, 2013

How to Remove all Default Modern apps from your User Account in Windows 8

Probably the most important feature in Windows 8 is the new metro UI start screen along with the the Windows Store which allows you to install modern UI apps. Apart from the Windows Store, Windows 8 comes with many built in or default modern apps. Microsoft calls them Bing apps and these includes weather, travel, finance,(…)

Metro Killer Disables Windows 8 Metro User Interface

Posted by on January 9, 2013

Metro Killer Disables Windows 8 Metro User Interface

Windows 8 comes with major changes in terms of UI like the new start screen with metro UI, new file explorer and also new task manager along with other features. For many uses who have switched from Windows 7 to Windows 8, the new metro UI hasn’t gone well. Many users have complained about the(…)

All-in-One File Manager for Windows 8

Posted by on November 19, 2012

All-in-One File Manager for Windows 8

Although Windows 8 has many new features including start screen, Windows explorer and new task manager, one feature which is probably missing is the metro UI or modern UI file manager. Its hard to believe that Microsoft actually missed out on providing a decent file manager. New File Manager V2 is a freeware app for(…)

Windows 8 Start Screen and Charms for Windows 7

Posted by on October 24, 2012

Windows 8 Start Screen and Charms for Windows 7

When it comes to UI, Windows 8 comes with a totally new modern UI interface which is tiled and also has new start screen. If you are a Windows 7 user, who likes the new modern UI start screen and charms bar on Windows 8, then you can try out WinMetro app on Windows 7.(…)

Metro Commander is an Awesome File Manager for Windows 8 with SkyDrive

Posted by on October 11, 2012

Metro Commander is an Awesome File Manager for Windows 8 with SkyDrive

When it comes to Windows 8, one of the most prominent change is the metro UI or rather called as modern UI. Although the start screen and Windows 8 store features this new UI, the file manager in Windows 8 does not have the modern UI but only comes with ribbon interface. Metro Commander is(…)

Disable Metro Start Screen and Boot to Classic Desktop with RetroUI

Posted by on September 6, 2012

Disable Metro Start Screen and Boot to Classic Desktop with RetroUI

Windows 8’s metro UI start screen is probably the major change in the new OS. While many users found is useful, other found the new start screen annoying and also mentioned it works best only on tablets. In case you are not happy with the new start screen, you can try out the new app- RetroUI.(…)