Windows 8, the new essential of every Computer or a Mobile enthusiast is making us very impatient for its release and taking the users waiting level to its peeks. We are already half past 2012 and still there is no news about Windows 8 tablets release. Meanwhile a company, Splashtop lets us to experience the Windows 8 on our Android tablets and also Apple’s iPad.
Splashtop has designed an Application for both Android and iPad platforms naming Win8 Metro Testbed which allows us to stream in Windows 8 from our PC directly into our tablets with all Metro interface and high quality Audio and Video. Splashtop is the ONLY app that allows you to experience the Windows 8 Metro UI on an iPad or Android tablet.
Run Windows 8 On iPad And Android Tablet
Win8 Metro Testbed is a must-have app for developers who want to build a great Metro style app without waiting for the release of official Windows 8 tablets and have to spend more money for the expensive Windows tablet! Windows 8 Metro Testbed is not a free application though, but affordable for a typical developer which will be available for $24.99 on Apple App Store and for Rs.1,400 approx on Google Play Store.
In order to play with Win8 Metro Testbed, one must have the App installed from AppStore if iPad and Market if Android and then Streamer software which is to be installed on a Windows 8 running PC with at least 1GB of RAM, 1.6 GHz or faster dual-core CPU.
After installing the app on both Tablet/iPad and Windows 8 PC, we have to set-up the connection with some security measures implemented for various reasons. Once set up, one can play with Windows 8’s awesome Metro UI and experience it on a Tablet/iPad.
One of the best features of this app is, it supports the Windows 8 touch gesture support. One can take advantage of all the below touch capabilities of Windows 8 on this app.
Swipe from right to view the Charms Menu
Swipe from the left to switch apps
Pull down from top to close the app
Swipe slowly from left to right to run 2 apps side-by-side ( i.e Snapping)
Pinch to navigate files, folders, apps and data with Semantic Zoom
And still many more…
So, Why wait. Go get this amazing app which is really worth the cost and play with Windows 8 on Tablets before Microsoft officially release them.
And here is a blog post explaining the complete tutorial of installing and setting up your PC and iPad to mess with the app.