Microsoft “Metro” Now Being Referred To As “Modern UI Style”

Posted Aug 10, 2012

Microsoft is winding down the Metro brand, which is known for a tile-based design.  Now Microsoft is scrambling to find a new name for the Metro brand.  Internally the Metro brand is being called “Modern UI Style” to refer to the new Windows 8 Start Screen in reference to Windows 8 apps.  The replacement name is not yet known.