12. Mastering Windows 8 Apps

In This Chapter

• Learn Windows 8 Apps’ Basic Information

• Change a Windows 8 App’s Settings

• Manage Windows 8 Apps

• Shop at the Windows Store

You have probably noticed that Windows 8 is different than previous versions of Windows. Much of the new look, colors, appearance, layout, and even placement of buttons and lists in the new Windows comes from a set of design principles know as Windows 8 style, developed by Microsoft. All the programs and tools that Microsoft and other companies build for Windows 8 also follow the Windows 8 style. Given that, it’s not surprising that the new Windows 8 programs are as different from Windows 7 programs as Windows 8 is from Windows 7. The goal of this chapter is to bring you ...

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