Windows 8 is the latest instalment in the long line of revolutionary operating systems designed by Microsoft. Naturally there is a whole bunch of latest Windows 8 apps which have come up in its wake. The top 25 Windows 8 apps for PCs have been listed below.
If you have friends or family living far away and you cannot afford to make expensive long distance phone calls, you can just open an account on Skype on your Windows 8 PC and chat away to your heart’s content.
Fresh Paint is an app especially designed for the artistic 12+ kids. It lets you use oil paints and other tools to create realistic paintings on your computer, without any of the expenses or the mess of real oil paintings.
The ESPN app
The ESPN app, available for Windows 8 or Windows RT, provides all sports fan with a huge range of sports news including minute-by-minute score updates and expert analysis of games.
With the new Netflix app on your Windows 8 PC, you can subscribe and watch any number of TV shows and movies, whenever you want.
The new Hulu Plus app allows you to stream almost all the current popular TV shows and watch the latest episodes as well as old classic shows and movies on your Windows 8 PC.
The Fruit Ninja app is a fun games app on which you can slice and carve and splatter your way through fruits in a fun and fruity journey through different game modes, Classic, Arcade and Zen.
Using the new Facebook Touch app on your Windows 8 device you can have a faster and more comprehensive experience of using Facebook through extensive touch optimization.
Tweeting has gotten all the easier with the new Twitter app for Windows 8. You can tweet links, pictures and comments as well as stream live videos directly using the Share charm.
Where’s My Perry?
Where’s My Perry? is a physics based game where you have to solve problems using water in its different physical states. You can have a blast along with Agent P in playing Where’s My Perry?
With the new TuneIn Radio app, you can access over 60,000 radio stations on your Windows 8 PC. You can search for your favourite artist, songs or shows to find which station is playing it.
Angry Birds Star Wars
Join the Angry Birds and help them overcome the forces of darkness, the Pigtroopers in the latest version of the ever popular games app, Angry Birds Star Wars. Strike down the Pigtroopers, and journey onto the Pigstar to face the ever formidable Darth Vader.
Evernote Touch is an app which works on all your Windows 8 devices and synchronises and manages all your content anytime, anywhere. You can create a document on your laptop and access it later via your tab through Evernote.
The latest Wikipedia app for Windows 8 is as revolutionary as the site itself. You can directly access the whole Wiki encyclopaedia with all its articles, read them in different languages, share them, and pin them up to be read later.
The Nook app on Windows 8 lets you search its immense library of over 3 million books, newspaper or magazine by simply logging in via your Microsoft account. You can have an all-rounded reading experience at just a flick of your finger.
You can find all the latest articles, pictures, videos, and weather reports that are available on the USA TODAY, on this app through your Windows 8 device. It has sections like News, Money, Sports, Tech and Travel.
The new Dropbox app on your Windows 8 device can be used to store all your pictures, videos and files, which you can access from other Windows 8 devices.
Play the latest multiplayer strategy game, ARMED! on your Windows 8 PC and take gaming to a whole another world. You can challenge and play against online opponents as well as play the AI in the single player mode.
Join Barry Steakfries as he breaks into the secret lair of evildoers and tries to pilot the experimental jetpacks away from the evil clutches, while escaping from laser beams, rain bullets and bubbles.
Temple Run : Brave
In the latest version of the ever popular game Temple Run, fans can now play the latest Temple Run : Brave which features the characters from the Disney movie Brave. Join Merida and King Fergus in outrunning the giant bear Mordue on a wild dash along the Scottish hills.
To mix up a drink within moments using the ingredients in your own bar, try the latest Windows 8 app, Cocktail Flow, which has a huge collection of drink recipes and guides from professional bartenders.
The community award winning photo app, Fhotoroom, lets you edit your pictures, style it the way you want it with over 24 different options, and try other options to get that perfect picture that you always wanted.
Catapult your chimp across the lush environment in this game of Chimpact and collect precious gems, bravery medallions and yummy bananas, to add strength to your chimp, in order to finish all the levels.
Download the Audible app today on your Windows 8 device to enjoy audio books while you are on the go.
With the new WeatherBug app, you can get the most accurate weather updates of anywhere in the world.