A newly leaked video demonstrates various Metro UI elements of Windows 8. German site WinFuture has managed to got a video and a number of screenshots which shows off some of these new user interface elements, including the new revamped login window in action.
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The recordings are from an early preview version, which is part of the third milestone is the development. It is Windows 8 Build 7955, since it is already known to be further changes to the interface has been, so the screenshots shown here must correspond to the state must not current.
Yet the recordings show that Microsoft is including a new logon screen in the Metro-Look introduces the time, date, and some icons to the current system status and the functions of “Ease” appears to be access to.
Microsoft has started to use the Metro UI on more of its web properties to produce a clean, fast and simple look.
Leaked screenshots, posted in March, also show a flattened Metro UI interface codenamed “Aero Lite”. The screenshots show a flattened interface consistent with Microsoft’s Metro UI. Windows 8 is also rumored to include a new fast hibernation system. The system will hibernate in around three to six seconds and save all open documents and running tasks. Rumors suggest that Microsoft will create a dual-UI for Windows 8. A tile-based user interface codenamed “Mosh” will reportedly be included. The “Immersive” Tablet UI will be driven by Microsoft’s Metro based design language. Microsoft will include a new application model codenamed “Jupiter” that will allow developers to create Silverlight based applications, deployed as AppX packages (.appx). The packages will be part of a new Windows application store, pre-installed with Windows 8.