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Glass House shows there is a Windows 8.1 app, device for every family member

Microsoft Philippines has unveiled the Windows Glass House, a life-size installation that shows there is a Windows 8.1 app and device designed for each member of the family.

Kids' bedroom showcases the Lenovo Yoga laptop.

Microsoft Philippines has unveiled the Windows Glass House, a life-size installation that shows there is a Windows 8.1 app and device designed for each member of the family.

Designed by renowned interior designers Ivy and Cynthia Almario, the Glass House showcased the newest Windows 8.1 tablets such as the Lenovo MIXX2 and Acer W4. The new Asus T100, otherwise known as the ‘Transformer Book,’ also took center change as the device that is both a tablet and a netbook. Other new devices such as the Nokia Lumia 1020 were also displayed to complement the Glass House.

Currently installed at the fountain area of the Greenbelt 5 mall in Makati, the Glass House demonstrated various Windows 8.1 apps in action that are fit for every member of the family such as Halo (for gaming), Click the City (for lifestyle and entertainment guide), Bing Health & Fitness app (for fitness, nutritional, health and wellness needs), Bing Food (for recipes and cooking tips), Bing Travel (for travel planning), ABS-CBN (for news and information), and MERALCO (for utility management) among many others.

“Through the Glass House, Microsoft reimagines life and showcases how Windows 8.1 apps and devices are able to create a personalized computing experience that fits perfectly with the way people live,” said Mae Moreno, Windows Client Business Lead at Microsoft Philippines. “There is a Windows app and device designed for each member of the family, proving that Microsoft has the capability to power and transform their everyday living.”

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Kids' bedroom showcases the Lenovo Yoga laptop.

In the children’s room, visitors can play the Henyo and other educational games with the Lenovo Yoga laptop.

The event was also graced with the presence of actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith, who definitely enjoyed her tour of the House.

The event was also graced with the presence of actress Jasmine Curtis-Smith, who enjoyed her tour of the Glass House as she plays with the new Asus T100.

Dad's den showcases the Dell Latitude 10 and the Bing Health & Fitness app

Dad’s den showcases the Dell Latitude 10 and the Bing Health & Fitness app

The kitchen in the Glass House demonstrates applications for recipes and utilities management.

The kitchen in the Glass House demonstrates applications for recipes and utilities management using a Samsung all-in-one PC and an Ultrabook

 

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