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"Metro," or "Windows 8" as it is now
First it was Metro, and then it was something like Modern. And then it was Metro again. What are we talking about? Actually, for a while, not many were actually sure. Microsoft's user interface design for Windows 8 was initially dubbed "Metro," but after suspected legal troubles the software giant changed the name to "Windows 8," which was also the name of the operating system.
Eventually, Microsoft said that "Metro-style apps," such as those that would run on the Start screen, would be called "Windows 8 apps," as one might expect -- although it should've been called that in the first place; one has to 'love' Microsoft for its overuse of codenames -- and the new Start screen that was dubbed at first the "Metro UI" would in fact be called... the Start screen. How exciting.