A new app, ModernMix, runs Windows 8 Metro apps on the desktop
ModernMix also lets you pin Modern UI apps to the taskbar
Now you can play Angry Birds and check your email at the same time
The latest version of Windows is clearly a transition product. Microsoft is laying the groundwork for a more touch-friendly, mobile-oriented future. But it also isn't yet ready to throw out the familiar Windows desktop. The result is a dual nature – and a recipe for confusion. A new tweak, however, aims to smooth this Windows 8 transition.
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