Splashtop app lets you test Windows 8 Metro apps on an iPad

A new app lets iPad users experience a Windows 8 tablet with the Metro UI right on their Apple device.The Win8 Metro Testbed app comes from Splashtop, who has made numerous desktop streaming apps for both iOS and Android devices. How to test drive Windows 8 on your tabletFirst, it requires a PC with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Splashtop's free Streamer program installed. Then, the desktop's audio and video is streamed over Wi-Fi to iPads through the app at 60 frames per second. App allow tablet to mimic Windows 8 gesturesThe app recognizes the native touch screen gestures of a Windows 8 tablet, such as swiping left and right to change apps or open the Charms menu. Additionally, pulling down from the top of the screen closes an application. And swiping slowly across the screen can allow two apps to run side by side.The Win8 Metro Testbed app does include some limitations such as the lack of iPad camera support. It also runs at the native resolution of the iPad 2 by default - 1024 x 768 pixels - and must

Splashtop app lets you test Windows 8 Metro apps on an iPad

A company known as Splashtop has released a Windows 8 Metro Testbed app for the iPad. As the name suggests, the program allows developers to test their Metro apps on a full size tablet – ...

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Techspot

Try Windows 8 Metro UI on your iPad using Splashtop

Trying out Windows 8 before it launches is quite a simple affair if you have a PC capable of running it. Simply download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview build and run it through a virtual machine ...

Fri 13 Apr 12 from Geek.com

iPad becomes a Windows 8 tablet with Testbed app

A new app lets iPad users experience a Windows 8 tablet with the Metro UI right on their Apple device.The Win8 Metro Testbed app comes from Splashtop, who has made numerous desktop streaming ...

Mon 16 Apr 12 from Techradar

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