13. Shopping Apps

How much time do you spend shopping online? Around the holidays, at least, it’s likely to be considerable.

Now, you can go directly to a given retailer’s website; that’s what everybody else does. Or you can use a Windows 8.1-specific app to shop at your favorite online reseller. Given that these apps are customized for the full-screen Modern experience, that may be the way to go.

Best eBay App

It’s hard to believe that eBay has been around for almost 20 years now. eBay started life as a site for online auctions, and online auctions remain a big part of the site’s DNA, but the majority of eBay’s sales today are at a fixed price, outside of the auction process.

Of course, if you’re a big eBay user you know all this. What you ...

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