With the launch of Windows 8 OS by Microsoft Corporation, a new stream of apps is coming in the market. So now the Windows user who have upgraded to Windows8 need not make do with old apps designed for older operating systems. All these wonderful apps are available in the Windows store to cater to your needs and you can choose from them based on your needs and ratings given by user.
You can also find apps at the Metro Store Scanner Site. Some of the hottest apps for Windows 8 are as follows:
The new Internet Explorer comes in the form of a sleek app in the store.
There is a pre-programmed app available in Windows8 that lets users chat in Facebook with Windows Live Messenger. Similarly one can chat with the Skype App.
Documents and Notes:
Keep a note of your documents using this app. It can access devices like Skydrive. Also the app Doo organizes sorts and labels various documents.
Make way for your creativity by using this app like Sketchbook Express or Paint a Story. You can also try out easier kid-friendly apps like Fresh paint, Paint 4 Kids or Finger Paint.
You can play games using the Microsoft’s XBox Games platform. You can download several X-box as well as non-X-box titles for free after creating a profile.
There are several pre –installed apps like email, calendar, contacts, camera, maps, news, pictures, music, videos and games as well as internet explorer and Skydrive.
Improve your knowledge using the Wikipedia appor Ponsa dictionary app.
Plan route and traffic data using Microsoft’s map app or Inrix Traffic.
There are apps that allow you to play songs from your computer as well as internet. It includes TuneIn, Soundrivin, Soundcloud etc.
You can receive updates from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn using the contact apps. Other apps include MetroTwit, Mine, DarkRSS Reader, Pulse News etc.
You can access pictures online or share them using Photobucket or TLVstagram.
You can find Google in the Windows Store.
Videos and TV:
Microsoft’s video app is a video library. You can watch live television using Zattoo and news using Vmetro.