Top 25 Windows 8 Apps
Charms, Hot Corners, Semantic Zoom: These are just a few of the new features waiting to be discovered on Microsoft’s Windows 8. Being the tech-savvy reader that you are, you want to be up to date with all the latest and most popular apps, right? Microsoft offers plenty of its own apps, including Internet Explorer 10, Skydrive and Xbox Live Games. But there are a lot more third-party options waiting for you to download in the Windows Store. Here are our favorite apps.
There is nothing worse than having 10 different chat windows from all your different chat accounts open -- what is this, 1999? IM supports multiple IM services like Facebook, Google, AOL, icq, Skype, Yahoo, and Windows Messenger and it lays out your chats in an organized way. You can view new IMs in live tiles in metro view. If chat is your main way of communication during the work day, this free app is a must for productivity and reducing clutter.