New images of Windows 8.1 show the redesign of the Windows Store and other applications
After several rumors and leaks, Microsoft revealed a few days ago how would windows 8.1 which among other things, includes the start button as requested. As expected the leaks do not stop and now is the turn of knowing redesigning some applications like Xbox Music and appearance of the Windows Store.
According to The Verge , the new Xbox Music design includes a sidebar to have a much faster access to your music library, radio function and recommendations, likewise implemented a permanent search bar. Microsoft said Xbox Music changes are focused on minimizing the number of clicks a user makes to hear a song.
Regarding the windows store has included a section of recommendations for applications that interest you probably establishments based on those you have installed. Have also been improved for applications Top sections sale and free since like Xbox Music, the focus is on minimizing the friction that exists to access the content.
Other applications that show the filtered images are Calculator, Sound Recorder, Scan, Reading List, Movie Moments, and Help & Tips. For the first three are updated versions of its desktop counterpart, optimized to control with your fingers. Reading List is a clipboard to store web content or applications and Help & Tips is designed for those who need tutorials to monitor the new Windows 8.
Then a pair of videos Luysterborg Bavo showing the operation of the Windows Store and redesign to other applications.
Link: Xbox Music redesign revealed alongside new Windows 8.1 apps (The Verge)