Review Category : windows 8 store

The Windows 8 Store is growing apace, with WinAppUpdate declaring that yesterday there was 12,895 apps in the store, and presumably more than 13,000 today. The store is currently growing at around 362 apps per day, a bit slower than a week ago, when it was closer to 500 per day, but this may have been the BUILD effect, with developers polishing their apps with the latest advice. New apps include a Slacker App for Windows 8 and the Shazam app amongst the latest entrants. Hopefully the slow-down is just transient, as what the store really needs is an acceleration to reach a respectable 6 figure number as soon as possible. Hopefully recent success stories such as 100,000 downloads by Metrotwit and 200,000 by ARMED will serve to do just that. Via TNW. ...

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Windows Phone 8 has the ability to let a Guest account use your apps using the Kids Corner feature. It turns out Windows 8/Windows RT, including the Surface, has the same ability, allowing you to set up an account for your kids and install only selected apps onto their account. To install apps you purchased on other accounts on your tablet: 1. Log into your second account on your device. 2. Open up the Store. 3. Open up Settings. 4. Click on Your Account. 5. Click on Change user. 6. Log in with a Microsoft account that has already purchased apps from the store. 7. Swipe down from the top and select Your Apps. 8. Select an install any of the apps that you had already purchased with that account. Don’t worry, it doesn’t download the apps again, so it doesn’t take up any more space. Our tipster, Mr. Brown, ...

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You can now enjoy Khan Academy’s complete library of over 3,400 videos on your Windows 8 machine using their new app. App Description: Khan Academy allows you to learn almost anything for free. Our Windows 8 is the best way to view Khan Academy’s complete library of over 3,400 videos. We cover a massive number of topics, including K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Spend an afternoon brushing up on statistics. Discover how the Krebs cycle works. Learn about the fundamentals of computer science. Prepare for that upcoming SAT. Or, if you’re feeling particularly adventurous, learn how fire stick farming changed the landscape of Australia. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in ...

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Community Award Winning Photo App on Windows Phone now comes to Windows 8 and Windows RT. Fhotoroom brings +90 powerful photo editing, photo styles, light leaks, and frames in one clean, elegant and easy to use UI. The key features of fhotoroom are Native x86, x64 and ARM CPU’s Upto 16MP photos 15 Editing Tools like Crop, Exposure, Saturation, Rotate, Sharpen, Flip, Mirror, Black and White Point 22 Beautiful Styles that give your photo a unique feel and atmosphere. 21 Light Leaks that give your photo a classic camera lens look. 22 Picture Frames and Borders to give your photo that perfect finishing touch. Editing Brush that allows you to draw saturation, brightness, darkness, softness, sharpen, denoise, and red eye removal. 9 Vignettes Supports layouts for both Portrait and Landscape. Unlike the phone, fhotoroom for Win8 brings much more professional level tools to the tablet with support for upto 16MP ...

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YouSendIt is a digital file delivery company that lets users send, receive and track files on demand. It is based on freemium model, free users can send files up to 50MB and paid users can send files up to 2GB. YouSendIt has released their app for Windows Store which you can download it for free. Say goodbye to complicated FTP and fax machines, and hassles of sending large files. With YouSendIt, send and share files quickly and securely, and access your content on the go. Whether you are a one-person shop or a large enterprise, we have a plan for you starting with our free app. Send files easily and receive content without the hassle of inbox limits. Simply send it. It’s dead simple from your Windows 8 device as well as the web and the desktop. Big files, no problem – send your big ideas without email limits on ...

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Cloud Gaming Service Agawi has released their GameZen app in Windows Store. GameZen brings the most popular game titles on Action, Strategy, Midcore,  and other genres of games to all Windows 8 devices using its Streaming technology. Earlier this year, Microsoft partnered with Agawi to power its steaming service and bring the app support to Windows platform. Download it from Windows Store for free here. ...

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Agent P Strikes Back is based on the popular Disney Channel series ‘Phineas and Ferb’ and in this game Agent P must free the other captured agents in the 2nd Dimension. Players should guide Perry aka “Agent P” through this action-packed, side-scrolling adventure. Try to locate the other missing agents as you battle robotic guards and double jump your way through Doof’s complex. This game supports Touch Control Devices, Keyboard and Xbox 360 Controller. Download it from Windows Store here. ...

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The Next Web notes, via WinAppUpdate, that there are now more than 10,000 apps in the Windows 8 store, being added at a rate of 500 per day. This rate is likely to increase exponentially as the number of Windows 8 PCs, already expected to be more than 4 million in number, rapidly increases over the next few weeks, and developers see more opportunities. Microsoft has also announced at BUILD that the official replacement for Metro-style apps will be ‘Windows 8 Store Applications’ which is a rather typically uncool but descriptive Microsoft nomenclature. Has any actually cool applications hit the Windows 8 store recently? Let us know below. ...

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