Today the beta 1 technical refresh got released internally and it looks great 🙂
New look is nicely polished. This really does look the business now.
Its fast. The live previews are stunning.
Galleries are more extensive and rich
More robust and stable generally
Outlook seems faster, more stable and search is well nippy
Excel and Word – both look cooler and the UI glitches are fixed. Galleries looking good, live preview much better.
Better Ribbon - the chunks are arranged better, tabs are cleaner
PowerPoint – wow! This has seriously had a face lift. Very stable and fast.
Groove – reinstalled, everything just works without any recreation of workspaces. J
So far I’m liking this a lot.
Here is a small taster for you: