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Microsoft to drop 'Metro' name for Windows 8

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From bbc.co.uk

 

A potential trademark dispute has forced Microsoft to drop the Metro name for Windows 8's blocky, tile-based interface.

 

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Yes, because a computer interface and a cash and carry group certainly have a lot in common… 

 

That's like saying Apple couldn't call their old iTunes interface Illuminous because lightbulbs did that.

 

I'm not rooting for 'Metro' or anything—it's a terrible name for a terrible interface—but honestly, this shouldn't be an issue.

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Yes, because a computer interface and a cash and carry group certainly have a lot in common… 

 

That's like saying Apple couldn't call their old iTunes interface Illuminous because lightbulbs did that.

 

I'm not rooting for 'Metro' or anything—it's a terrible name for a terrible interface—but honestly, this shouldn't be an issue.

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