The windows 8 metro ui introduces a new way to browse and run apps on a computer. In previous version of windows you have the start button to access all the applications and other settings but the windows 8 changes the tradition bringing an appealing new metro user interface which is quite similar to a windows phone interface. I dont know if you all know but microsoft windows 8 has been sent for production to be released soon and mean while users can download windows 8 enterprise rtm 90 days trial from microsoft’s website to experience the center of attraction, the new windows 8 metro ui .
The windows 8 metro ui can be seen on the new microsoft surface tablet, the new windows 8 was obviously developed keeping the tablet device in mind. With a vast range of tablets in the market its hard to choose one , many of you may be already owning an android tablet or an apple iPad and must be excited to get your hands on the windows 8 based microsoft surface tablet.
Now you probably wont buy a windows 8 tablet if you already own an ipad or android tablet, but what you can do is use the full featured windows 8 metro ui on you existing tablet. The Win8 Metro Testbed app for android and iOS tablets is developed by Splashtop which lets you use windows 8 metro user interface on you android tablet or iPad with full functions and features like you would be using on a microsoft surface tablet. The only other requirement is that you need to have windows 8 installed on your computer.
Using Windows 8 Metro UI on iPad and android tablet
As the developers of the “Win8 Metro Testbed” app say you dont need to shell out money on a windows 8 tablet to try the metro touch interface experience, use the real windows 8 metro ui on your android tablet and ipad. Yes by real it means that the app does not simulate it or have its own core functionality but in fact it connects to the windows 8 installed on your computer and live streams the metro ui on your tablet.
The live streaming of windows 8 interface is soo smooth that you wont feel any lag while using it, but of course it largely depends on a good wifi connection. The Win8 Metro Testbed app brings a fully functional windows 8 tablet experience which will make you forget if you are even on android or iOS. The interface responds to all the touch functions that are available on surface tablet, swipe left to switch apps, right for charms menu, pull down from top to close an app, swipe sideways, pinch to zoom and lots of other standard gestures.
Win8 Metro Demo:
The apps costs $19.99 for android and $9.99 for iPad, which is currently an offer price. Its not much as basically you are getting windows 8 based tablet functions and windows pc connectivity at such a cheap price.