Category: Windows 8 Applications

I’ve recently really taken off on trying out a vast variety of different apps that are out there in the market. I previously had said statements in the past that I felt Microsoft could have done a better job in picking out more ‘key’ apps than they did for the launch. Honestly, I already feel like it is time to eat my...

When it comes to looking up movie reviews and information in Windows 7, you’d probably head on over to your browser of choice and start looking them up from your website right? Or perhaps you have a desktop application that does the job? In Windows 8, there is Flixster. Using the power of Rotten Tomatoes (the website,...

When I first started looking around the Marketplace for the first time, I admit it seemed like there weren’t enough really solid and enjoyable apps. Of course I reminded myself this is just a preview, not a final product, and that being said Microsoft did do a fairly good job of putting out at least a few truly useful...

In Windows 8, Metro actually provides a few different music playing options. One of the apps for music I’ve found myself using the most though, is without a doubt, Slacker Radio. To get the most out of it, I recommend an account but it certainly isn’t required. Essentially this app is just a shell for the existing...

First we had news that Mozilla was building Firefox for Metro in Windows 8. Now, Google says it’s working on a version of Chrome that will run in the Metro environment. A Google spokesperson told Mashable that the new version of Chrome would be based on the desktop browser (as opposed to the Android version). “Our...

Kayak for Windows 8 is a really cool application. There I said it. Over the next few weeks, we are going to be highlighting some of the better apps that are available in the Windows Store in Windows 8. Kayak is a website/web application that enables you to find and book cheap flights, hotels, vacations and rental...

Amazon has released its latest version of the Kindle Reader and Bookstore today on the Windows 8 platform. This is a fully featured application that allows you to buy and read books within the singular program. Once installed you sign in with your Amazon account and all your books are listed under the Cloud view and...