Introduction

Welcome to the Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps. That’s both the title of this book and the description of what’s inside—sort of.

I say sort of because there are more than 100 apps listed in this book. Oh, there are exactly 100 recommended apps, but there are another 200 or so honorable mentions. So there are a lot of apps to choose from, if that’s what you’re looking for.

And I presume that quality apps are indeed what you’re looking for. There are tens of thousands of apps in Microsoft’s Windows Store, with more added every day. Some of these apps are truly great; many are good; most are average; and more than a handful really stink. This book is all about separating the wheat from the chaff, as it were, and helping you discover the

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