Office 2013 Consumer Preview Released, Metro, Metro, Metro, Everywhere

As I mentioned on my tweet earlier Microsoft Released Consumer Preview of their new and Shiny Office 2013. As we all are office geek we use it on daily basis for documents, spreadsheets, presentation and so on. This year Microsoft done something different revising their own UI they added Metro in it like Windows 8 since there as no specific download and licenses for Microsoft Office 2013 you can download the beta version which is in modern world called as Consumer Previews to test what Microsoft is actually doing with their products.
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Windows Phone 8 Announced

Today at Windows Phone Summit Microsoft announced there upcoming version of Windows Phone known as Windows Phone 8 Codename “Apollo”. This OS will be successor to previous Windows Phone 7 series as it contains biggest improvements that everybody wanted. The Windows Phone 8 announcement was aimed largely at Microsoft’s ecosystem of developers and hardware partners, and somewhat at potential enterprise customers, more so than at smartphone consumers. While the company’s executives revealed several end-user and consumer features–like the Wallet Hub, a new Start screen, upgraded hardware support (including support for NFC)–the major news revolved around the operating system’s revamped kernel, which it now shares as common code with Windows 8.
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UX Guidelines For Metro App Development

The Windows Developer Preview introduces a new development platform for creating Metro style apps. What is a Metro style app you say? “Metro style apps are full screen apps tailored to your users’ needs, tailored to the device they run on, tailored for touch interaction, and tailored to the Windows user interface. Windows helps you interact with your users, and your users interact with your app.” One of my friend asked me where one could find Design Guidelines for Windows 8 Metro apps.
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The problem with metro is it’s hard to differentiate

want you all to pause a moment or two. I want you all to sit in front of Windows 8, and explore it some more and get to be intimate with “metro” as a user interface style. Really, immerse yourself in it and just stare at it, explore every pixel it offers up. I now want you to imagine that this is going to be your user interface for the next 5 years.
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Matchem Poker: A Great Poker Game For Your Windows Phone

I am pleased to announce that my game is called “Match`em Poker”. It is a poker game for Windows Phone 7.5 Codename: Mango and it is now available for free on Windows Phone Market Place. I hope to share a lot of my exciting developing experience on this blog. On top of being a fully functional, free poker game, I’ve also made sure to address key complaints That I heard from people regarding the previous poker and cards game on market place: the main function of the game, that is general touch responsiveness than any other game present on Market Place.
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The Importance of Excel in the Work Place

Excel is perhaps the most important computer software program used in the workplace today. That’s why so many workers and prospective employees are required to learn Excel in order to enter or remain in the workplace. From the viewpoint of the employer, particularly those in the field of information systems, the use of Excel as an end-user computing tool is essential. Not only are many business professionals using Excel to perform everyday functional tasks in the workplace, an increasing number of employers rely on Excel for decision support.
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