ModernMix Brings Modern (Metro) Apps to the Windows 8 Desktop
Stardock has unveiled a new application which allows Windows 8 users to run Modern (Metro) apps on the desktop. Currently the Modern-type apps can only run full screen in the Windows 8 start screen, which can be a bit much for just wanting to see the weather app or something similar. Also, there are great apps such as Netflix which would be very difficult to use and multitask at the same time.
ModernMix not only lets you run the Metro apps in a window, you can also pin them to the task bar and close the apps completely just as would a normal desktop app.
ModernMix is currently in beta, and can be pre-ordered for $4.99.