The UI interface (formerly known as Metro) for Windows 8, has generated much controversy. Conceived as an interface for touch devices, the new operating system has not been well received, with a small market share, 4 months after its launch. However, the problems generated by the UI interface could be resolved, the hand of Microsoft itself.
The hope lies in the changes that Windows 8 Embedded version, which would come out in late March; allow users to remove some or most of UI. Such embedded variants are used in contexts where certain features are not needed for an OS to be reduced to a minimum, such as ATM (automated teller machines), suppliers, outlets, computer kiosks or some consoles and video games machines. Continue reading “Windows 8 could reduce UI interface in future embedded versions”