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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Newspeye

With the way Microsoft’s modern operating system targets tablet users, it comes as no surprise that news readers are among the most popular apps on the Windows Store. Intriguingly titled, Newspeye, is a rather unique solution as

Windows 8.1 App Watch: TechCrunch

It is mildly amusing how some of the biggest technology websites have faltered when it comes to creating apps for Windows 8. AOL might be force behind TechCrunch, but the official app still leaves a fair bit

Windows 8.1 App Watch: News Republic

Another news app? Well, why not. Particularly if it is so well designed and feature rich like this one. Already a star on other mobile platforms, the app recently landed on the Windows Store. And with some

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Reuters

It is not often we cover two news apps in one week, but after highlight NBC News recently, it is time for another quality addition. The official Reuters app is now available for Windows 8.1 users. This

Windows 8.1 App Watch: NBC News

Considering the close association Microsoft enjoys (or enjoyed) with NBC, it came as no surprise that an official NBC News app arrived on the Windows Store soon after launch of Windows 8. In the months and years

BUILD 2014 is coming soon. What are you looking to learn about from Microsoft?

So this year the BUILD conference will be held in my former play area – San Francisco. I’ll be there for a few days to bring you the sights and sounds from the conference. As usual, I

Windows 8.1 App Watch: The Huffington Post

Another official client has landed on the Windows Store. And this time The Huffington Post is in on the action, with an application that brings its colorful selection of articles and media, photos and videos right within

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Discovery News

Discovery is another one of the companies that have taken to development on Microsoft’s new platform, and it has just launched another loaded little app for Windows 8.1. This brand new app, dubbed Discover News, provides quick

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Flipboard

You would be surprised what 592KB worth of data in apps gets you these days. Take the official Flipboard app, for instance, that has finally landed on the Windows Store. It provides an elegantly optimized experience in

Windows 8.1 App Watch: Medium Reader

Curiously named, this is a reader app that provides Windows 8 users access to the content published on the popular publishing platform, Medium. And it brings to table, everything you would expect from a third-party application. Users