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Thursday, May 17
2012, 11:01 AM
Though early Windows 8 reviewers largely praise Microsoft's (MSFT) Metro tablet UI, Matthew...
Though early Windows 8 reviewers largely praise Microsoft's (MSFT) Metro tablet UI, Matthew Baxter-Reynolds thinks Microsoft has compromised its usability in the name of making it aesthetically pleasing. Baxter-Reynolds notes Microsoft's Metro design guidelines limit the amount of information that appears on a display, and also force users to take extra steps to access needed controls. And those guidelines need to be followed for Microsoft to approve a Metro app.