One of the prominent features of Windows 8 Consumer Preview happens to be Microsoft’s Windows Store. The Store does not have too many apps. However, you will still find a nice selection, which includes MSNBC, Vimeo, Photobucket, Ever note, cut the Rope.
Windows Store Basics
Users of the Windows Phone Market place are most comfortable here. As soon as you launch the Windows store, you will see a curated Spotlight section. This shows off the winners of Microsoft’s First apps Conets and the option to search down into the top paid as well as fee apps. Swiping left shows apps which are organized by type. This is with the usual app store mix of everything which ranges from games and social to productivity and shopping. Only some sections let you view the top/paid free views. All sections are said to gain this view as the Windows store fills out with more apps.
Apps and Installation
If you have found an app by means of Search or you happen to be tapping through from the Store’s main screen. You will see that each app has its own profile with a complete overview, details and user reviews. The left rail displays permissions needed by the app and provided you with one tap start ratings. The right rail displays a complete description as well as the latest features. You may tap through additional details which includes the supported processors and languages. Read and sort user reviews. We have come to expect a bit from modern app marketplaces. The Metro UI contributes to making it really clean and easy-to-use interface for both new users as well as pros.
On the very first app installation, the Store lets you in with your password. Subsequent free downloads are expected to start as soon as
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you press install. As soon as you tap “install”, you will return to the main screen of the Store. The installation process will start. You can carry on with other tasks. As soon as the download is complete, you will get a notification in the top right of the screen. It loads when it is tapped. You may access the app from a tile which is provided on the far right of the screen.