WOW! Finally a "metro" web site done right. Simple, discoverable, and scales resolutions quite nicely. Nice job Microsoft. Please use the same team for all of your websites.
I like the use of title case for the menus too. So modern.
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Looks gross in IE8, but I guess MS is really moving away from anything XP.
Looks nice in Chrome.
Don't know. The pictures are so overwhelming in their size.. almost scary.
Microsoft still hasn't gotten over the sickness of overusing stock photography, imo. I wish they wouldn't use it in the Windows Store either. Hire an artist
The site has some pretty neat resize and reflow when you change the size of your browser window. Obviously this will work very well for mobile browsers and Metro IE10 when snapped to the side.
I like it! (it hurt my eyes when I clicked Office and was taken to the old style page)
BTW, Just heard that Google docs now works offline! Microsoft you are under siege
There's some pretty fine attention to detail in the new website. When you resize the browser window down to a particular size, the floating box within the bounds of the main image automatically "docks" to the bottom of the image to look like the Windows 8 app menu bar thingy.
That's probably not going to be the "killer feature" that's going to dismantle the MS Office (virtual) monopoly. Seriously, how many don't use Google docs for fear they'll not be able to type a document for lack of an Internet connection while on a plane or whatever?
Yeah, because Google docs can clearly complete with MS Office on featureset and utility. Seriously though Microsoft has absolutely no credible competition in the general-purpose office suite market (thankfully, though, this doesn't, for the most part, stop the Office team doing a relatively good job when making their product).
Microsoft Office has had offline functionality for almost two decades.
That page uses a lot of fancy CSS.
That site works amazingly well. I've never seen a site that wasn't just a tech demo scale so well at any resolution.
It looks really nice (except those slider images). I love responsive design.