Microsoft recently released Windows 8.1 on June 26, 2013, a public beta of the first major update to the operating system Windows 8. The update is intended to address aspects of Windows 8 that were criticized by reviewers and early adopters (such as the removal of the Start button from the desktop interface), and will also incorporate additional improvements to various aspects of the operating system. Microsoft officially released Windows 8 to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and for general availability on October 26, 2012. This OS was released with lots of new features and improvement. Features like an online store for downloading and purchasing new software or Apps , support for new and emerging technologies such as USB 3.0, Advanced Format hard drives, near field communications, and cloud computing were added. Improvement includes additional security features, such as built-in antivirus software, integration with Microsoft’s SmartScreen filtering, and support for the secure boot feature on supported devices with UEFI firmware, to prevent malware from infecting the boot process.
After the introduction of Windows 8 lets proceed towards the topic. Today i will be listing some windows 8 apps that you may use on your PC or tablet. All these apps are from windows store, for downloading these apps first of all you have to login with your Hotmail or Outlook account. So here we go
It’s Official Wikipedia App for Windows 8. Wikipedia is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages.
Jujuba Software Clock is a combination of 4 useful tools in one app, placing a live tile on your Start screen that shows the time. You can add alarm clock and use a stopwatch.
It’s an instant messaging client, You can add your Facebook, Windows Live Messenger, Skype chat, Google Talk, Yahoo etc and chat with your friends in a single place.
OneNote has been designed for Windows 8. Whether you draw, type, click, or swipe, It’s Fast and immersive and will shine on your Windows 8 device. You can use a browser or one of the many OneNote mobile apps to get to your notes when you need them.
Angry Birds Space features over 130 interstellar levels on planets and in zero gravity, resulting in spectacular gameplay ranging from slow-motion puzzles to light speed destruction.
It’s the best apps for watching thousands of TV episodes and movies. It’ free to download and easy to use just the thing you need is a Netflix member account and you are ready to watch.
It makes socializing online safer by scanning your Facebook and Twitter feed for malicious links, as well as files from your Dropbox and local PC for malware.
This app consist of lots of new tools and canvas types to paint your masterpiece. It’s best app for the kids for painting.
FlipToast allows you to integrate all your social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram in a single place. You can share your experiences from anywhere on the device – directly using FlipToast. Never miss an update from your social graph through the live tile.
This is a book-reading app from Amazon.com. After signing in, you can browse the extensive catalog of audiobooks. You can also preview a healthy selection of titles for free, too.
Its a musical app from Magix that lets you to craft tracks by adding loops for drums, bass, brass, pads, synths, and even vocals. You can enable and disable instruments and cycle through varying options for each.
For many of the more tradition photo adjustments—brightness, contrast, white balance, along with artistic filters—look to CameraStudio+, from Moobila. This app helps you with cropping, resizing, red-eye correction, as well as frames and overlays. Once you‘re done perfecting and enhancing your photo, you can save it as a JPG or PNG to the folder of your choice or up to the SkyDrive cloud.
I will be sharing more apps on my next post . Hope you guys loved the post !!