Microsoft’s Design Language

Microsoft’s new typography-based design language(internal codename Metro), originally for use in Windows Phone 7 is based upon the design principles of classic Swiss graphics design. A key design principle of Metro is better focus on the content of applications, relying more on typography and less on graphics (“content before chrome”). Early uses of the Metro… Continue reading

Setting up SkyDrive (free cloud storage from Microsoft)

What is SkyDrive? (Skip to the Next section, if you know what it is) SkyDrive is free online storage provided by Microsoft. All your important/favorite documents, videos, photos, notes can now be accessed by you from anywhere on any device(any PC, Mac, Tablet, Phone). With SkyDrive you can gain true device independence. So that your… Continue reading