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  1. sumton's Avatar
    im not convinced by semi-transparent alone like in windows 10 or transparent tiles alone like in windows phone 8.1 i think the best way to do transparency on startscreen if it looked like these images below a wallpaper in the background with some opacity and the same background inside transparent tiles

    these images from a topic posted in this forum by mottle
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...artscreen.html
    Attached Thumbnails landscape_gray_opaque.jpg   portrait_gray_opac.jpg   portrait_wite_opaque.jpg  
    TheJoester09 and Guytronic like this.
    02-13-2015 06:40 AM
  2. Aviad Kohn's Avatar
    I hope it won't... Sorry but its ugly
    MysticForce likes this.
    02-13-2015 06:47 AM
  3. Siah1214's Avatar
    I think it looks great. Submit it as feedback.
    sumton and Guytronic like this.
    02-13-2015 06:52 AM
  4. mhc48's Avatar
    No, not ugly, but potentially harder to see info on the tiles.
    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 06:53 AM
  5. TheJoester09's Avatar
    I think it's great, at least as an option. I wouldn't mind seeing something like this!
    sumton and Guytronic like this.
    02-13-2015 06:58 AM
  6. Wevenhuis's Avatar
    I like this idea behind the transparent tile. I think its a good compromise between maintaining the live tile functionality for a all apps for a consistent and calming design. I think the folder thing is not doing the startscreen justice, as is also the spacing to the top and right to acompany folder names and the start with arrow. That will sacrifice tile space and force microsoft to use smaller fonts. As the picutres is currently showing it could work for a 1320 or 1520, but people will have a difficult time reading and looking for live tile at a glance info on screens smaller than 5 inches. I think people will start squinting with their eyes. The key to good design on a smartphone is clean yes, but also take into account that size of tiles and fonts do matter, so things need to get more simplistic, KISS. This design is nice, but too refined for daily smartphone use (although admittedly I do like the render somehow).
    kontgen and sumton like this.
    02-13-2015 07:13 AM
  7. sumton's Avatar
    I think it looks great. Submit it as feedback.
    i would if i could but i need them to support 520 first i don't want to install it on 830

    No, not ugly, but potentially harder to see info on the tiles.
    but that exactly how transparent tiles look on 8.1 without background wallpaper behind tiles
    02-13-2015 07:57 AM
  8. J Ice70's Avatar
    Looks great. I have yet to see an actual Windows 10 start screen for phone that I like. They should take your idea into heavy consideration
    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 08:31 AM
  9. PepperdotNet's Avatar
    I think it looks fantastic. And I especially want the landscape mode as an option, and the ability to make and name groups as you've shown.
    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 10:20 AM
  10. WP7Nettwerk's Avatar
    I like this transparency look.


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    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 06:06 PM
  11. Ma Rio's Avatar
    I like it very much.

    Fully transparent tiles with semi-transparent background.
    Yes. That.
    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 07:46 PM
  12. EssThree's Avatar
    I kind of like that. It's like flipping between having the tiles transparent or the background transparent. I don't see why this couldn't be put in as an option.
    sumton likes this.
    02-13-2015 08:34 PM

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