O'Reilly logo

Using Windows® 8 by Nick Saccomanno, Wayne Dipchan, J. Peter Bruzzese

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

This chapter shows you how to get the most out of several Windows 8 features, such as the Store, SkyDrive, Weather, News, Reader, Maps, and more.

5

Additional Windows 8 Features

Windows Store

Going along with the recent trend to develop app stores, Microsoft has released the Windows Store as a fully integrated component in Windows 8. In this chapter’s roundup of additional Windows 8 features, Windows Store ranks as the most important additional feature of all.

Every version of Windows has come with the capability for the user to install applications from a variety of sources: floppy disks, CDs, DVDs, Internet downloads, and more. This version of Windows continues that installation capability, but with the distinction that all apps that run ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required