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Top 10 Apps for Windows 8 Operating System

Windows 8 is the latest version of operating system released by Microsoft. This new OS is much faster then the previous versions and there are tips available that can make the windows 8 even more faster for PCs. It has a very attractive start up screen which makes it more appealing to the user. I am using windows 8 in dual boot configuration in my Core i7 Laptop and I found it a very simple and effective operating system.

Microsoft is working hard to popularize this new touch based windows in the PC market. Windows 7 is no doubt the choice of every PC and Laptops user, but the future lies in Windows 8. However the switch will take time and with the passage of time people will start switching from 7 to Windows 8.

Currently there are limited apps available for Windows 8 . Below are the top 10 apps you can install in your Windows 8

1# Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds for Windows 8

The first one is the popular smartphone game “Angry Bird” and one of my favorite (Even yours favorite). It is now available for Windows 8 and you can experience the windows 8 touch environment with one of the popular game. Angry Birds is developed by Rovio Entertainment Ltd. The app is available for just $4.99 one time payment.


2# Hulu Plus

Hulu Plus for Windows 8

For those who love to watch live tv shows, movies and classic series can install Hulu Plus app to experience full screen videos on windows 8 operating system. Pin your favorite show or series to access anytime from the start screen. Windows 8 screen allows you to easily access the most visited programs in one click. This is app is available in Windows 8 store for FREE.


3# eBay

eBay app for win 8

Whether you are a die hart ebay shopper or auction expert you are going to love this app. Get access to the world largest marketplace on your smartphone using ebay official app. Receive important updates, search products, watch items and even share your favorite items with your friends and family. This app is available for FREE.



ESPN app for windows phone 8

ESPN is world best sports channel giving coverage for NFL, NBA, College Footbal, Basketball and so on. Now you can install the app in your windows 8 to get instant access to ESPN breaking news, latest scores and all the latest games coverage. The application can be downloaded for FREE.


5# Epicurious App

Epicurious app

Epicurious is an award winning recipes website where more then 30,000 professional and delicious recipes are listed. They have developed a app for windows 8 that you can install in your windows 8 to get access to all your favorite recipes. Browse cool cocktails to weeknight dinners, food and drinks and several other recipies using swipe feature.


6# One Note

OneNote app

One of the popular note taking program which allows you to take notes, create to do list, take photos to insert in your notes and much more. It is now available for Windows 8 and available free of cost.


7# Mail, Calendar, People, and Messaging

Windows 8 Outlook

One of the enhanced version of Outlook with Mail, Calendar and Messaging which make it easy for you to communicate and collaborate with people. Add different mail accounts, keep track of schedule tasks, bring all your contacts together,  real time chatting with friends and much more can be done through this app. It is FREE.


8# SkyDrive

SkyDrive for windows 8

Now you don’t need to worry about your data, you can upload it to your Skydrive account and it is available to you on every device that has SkyDrive installed. View, share, upload and manage your data in the cloud any time from any where. It is available for free.



9# Skype

Skype for Windows 8

Skype is one of the popular Chat chat software and allow you to easily connect with your contacts. Video calls, instant messaging and voice calls on skype is always preferred. Install the light app in your windows 8 operating system and enjoy quality service. The app is designed in a way that it will not consume much battery.


10# Photos

Photos in one place

This is one of the best app you can have. It will bring all the photos from Facebook, Flicker, SkyDrive or another PC into one place. You can even import photos and videos from a camera. Even rotate and crop your photos. Browse and share your photos from the app and even print your photos.


Enjoy the apps and do share your thoughts below in the comment section.

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  • Arun Panchariya Dubai

    December 26, 2012, 5:23 pm

    Hey Bilal How are you doing? Nice post again. Brother can i play Counter strike on Windows 8?


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