dcsimg
August 21, 2018
Hot Topics:

Report: App Improvements Coming to Windows 8.1 Update

  • January 23, 2014
  • By Developer.com Staff

Several bloggers, including Paul Thurrott, are leaking screenshots of the forthcoming update to Windows 8.1 that show more convergence between the desktop and "Metro" apps. Specifically, they reveal that users will be able to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar and that Metro apps will soon include a "close" button that will make it easier to shut down the apps.

Essentially, Microsoft is blurring the lines between the traditional desktop and the "modern" desktop in Windows 8. That should make it easier for people to use the modern apps, which could be good for developers.

View article






Comment and Contribute

 


(Maximum characters: 1200). You have characters left.

 

 


Enterprise Development Update

Don't miss an article. Subscribe to our newsletter below.

By submitting your information, you agree that developer.com may send you developer offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that developer believes may be of interest to you. developer will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

Sitemap

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date