Top Windows 8 Apps to Look For
Before Windows 8’s launch, the app story stays shrouded in secrecy we do not know about what apps will find in Windows Store.What we do know is this: Many big – name software makers are preparing for the next coming interface, but are timing their launch news to Windows 8’s October 26 ship date. Other developers, are supporting a wait-and-see approach. For case, Symantec has said that it not able to have a Windows 8 “app” for its subsequent Norton Antivirus package, but that its software will be available for desktop mode on Windows 8.
In all cases, apps for the next coming Windows 8 interface will be available simply for download by engaging the Windows Store. Once you pay for a given app, you will be able to install it on no more than five Windows 8 devices, from capsules to desktops. This latter point may prove to be Windows 8’s secret weapon. For one thing, the thought of “buy once, install across many devices” is very gorgeous for people who may have multiple units running Windows 8. Furthermore, in theory it means you can learn how to use an app once, and afterward work with the same program on your tablet, laptop, or desktop.
SmartGlass is a Windows 8 app — a free download from the Microsoft Store — that enables you to link your PC to your Xbox 360. You can manage all your Xbox 360 content, show it on your HDTV change settings, and launch games. You can move videos to the Xbox 360, see the bonus content, and even direct the Web through the console. Smartglass will also let you use your tablet or laptop as a gaming accessory: Since most tablets have sensors such as accelerometers, you might be able to games with the tablet, with visual cues. Microsoft has put a free SDK available to developers who become Microsoft partner so videos and games may be just the beginning.
Netflix – he admired streaming broadcasting service gets a Windows 8 makeover and takes full advantage of Windows 8 ‘s split-screen Snap View. The app in addition sustains the operating system’s “Semantic Zoom” aspect (shown here), which allows you quickly navigate am and content thumbnails by zooming in and out on a page.