A. Windows 8.1 App Gallery

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This appendix introduces you to your apps and shows you around the Windows Store by exploring these topics:

Exploring your apps

Checking out the Bing apps

The Windows Store revisited

Apps were a big story in Windows 8, and the trend continues in Windows 8.1. They bring information from beyond your computer right to your Start screen. They offer fun and interesting information, beautiful pictures, weather forecasts, shopping, and much more—all in neat little packages that are pleasant to see and easy to use.

And—even better—many of the apps in the Windows Store are free, too. You can browse and search for specific ...

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