In Windows Phone 7, Microsoft introduced its Metro style user interface. The Metro style UI is the touch-and-tile interface that Microsoft designed to create an interface focused on content, information, and movement. It is designed to embrace 5 principles: clean, light, fast, open aesthetics; dynamic, moving transitions and interactions; embrace the beauty of typography; content-focused interface; and authentically digital design.
The user interface for Windows 8 will be the Metro style UI. The Metro style works particularly well with new tablet and touch-screen devices. Windows 8 features such as user log in with tap and trace gestures, and accessing the new charms menu with a swipe are just a couple of the ways in which Microsoft uses the Metro UI to work well with new hardware as well as hardware users already own.
The new Soluto app for Windows 8 is designed in the Metro style. Accessible through a tile in the Start screen, the app is a full-screen experience that lets you fluidly scroll, click, tap, and swipe through a clean and fluid interface. Soluto embraces the Metro UI and pin feature too. With one tap or click, you can pin a shortcut to the Start screen so you can easily access specific PCs from their own tile.
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