Windows® 8 Start Menu revealedBy abhishek.k ,Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
In the past few months new stories are leaking out of Microsoft with regards to product innovation in Windows 8. Last week, Microsoft updated the user-interface in Windows 8 , along with the integration of ribbons in Windows 8 Explorer and a brand new Start button. Now, Microsoft has revealed a new Start Menu which will be different from Windows 7.
In a recent video uploaded by Microsoft a new glimpse has been given into the design of the Start Menu for its much anticipated Windows 8 OS. The new Start Menu looks plane and gives a metro theme. A Metro theme is a combination of text and graphical icons to display information on the screen, which appeals to the users experience. The Metro theme has been included in Windows 7 Phone and Tablets that are running Windows 7 OS.
The video shows a few buttons on the Start Menu, such as Share, Settings, Devices and Search, which can be customized by the user. In addition to this, Windows 8 also has a start screen which has a higher response time. The basic feature associated with Metro designed Start screen is to permit Windows 8 to load without any conflicts. In the near future, Microsoft will utilize the Metro design language for most of the start screens related with tablet devices. This means that you will be able to launch the apps through a simpler interface. You would also be able to carry out multiple tasks by using the snap and resize techniques. Moreover, you can get Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 which will permit you to surf the web with hardware accelerated capabilities.
Microsoft has already informed that Windows 8 will be releasing in 2012. Till then you can watch out for more updates with regards to the development of Windows 8 and utilities to be included.