Well, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably heard about Microsoft Build conference that happened in Anaheim last week. It was during this conference that Microsoft finally released details about the successor to Windows 7. This event is solely developer-focused and, in my opinion, tablet-specific. It went into a lot of detail about the added APIs and usability changes in Windows 8 to better support tablet and touch-based computers. First off, the new touch-first usability changes are called “Metro” and applications written for touch are called “Metro-style apps”. The term “touch-first” is used because it’s not touch-only. Metro … Continue reading Windows 8, What Does It Mean to Me?