Windows 8 An Artistic Tool TV Ad; Windows 8 UX Guidelines for Windows Store Apps

Windows 8 is out there, Microsoft in the video below showcase ways to use Bing on Windows 8. Tap, type, swipe and search. It's as easy as that with the new Windows 8.To "start" things off, check out how search is baked right into Windows 8. From the start screen simply start typing to quickly […]

Windows 8 is out there, Microsoft in the video below showcase ways to use Bing on Windows 8. Tap, type, swipe and search. It's as easy as that with the new Windows 8.

To "start" things off, check out how search is baked right into Windows 8. From the start screen simply start typing to quickly search across apps and all of your files on your device. If you don't find what you're looking for, justclick the search charm to launch a Bing web search.

Microsoft aired its latest Windows 8 TV advertisement showcasing Windows 8 as an artistic tool. "Mom places the family's Windows 8 all-in-one PC on an easel and turns it into a canvas for her daughter," the video description reads.

Check the video below:

Update 1: In another ad, Acer's new Windows 8-powered Aspire S7 Ultrabook advert roped in Megan Fox, showcasing a journey which Megan embarks on to understand marine life and within this journey, a dolphin has been made a research topic that involves Megan and a team of researchers attempting to communicate with it; in which, an Aspire S7 Ultrabook is being used to document and conduct research on it.

Nokia also released new Lumia advertisements -- take a look at the video embedded below:

Also, a new Windows 8 UX Guidelines for Windows Store apps, now help you learn how to design great Windows Store apps.

"Microsoft design has a set of five guiding principles to help you make the best choices when designing your app. These principles are the foundation for building great Windows Store apps. Consider these principles as you plan your app, and always ensure that your design and development choices live up to these principles."

  • Show pride in craftsmanship
  • Be fast and fluid
  • Be authentically digital
  • Do more with less
  • Win as one

You can download Windows 8 UX Guidelines for Windows Store apps here.