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My Windows 8 Consumer Preview: A Sneak Peek at the Windows 8 Public Beta by Katherine Murray

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5. Exploring Windows 8 Apps

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Apps are in the spotlight in Windows 8. You can launch your favorite apps easily from the Start screen.

This chapter shows you how to find, launch, and work with apps in Windows 8 by showcasing these tasks:

Getting Started with Apps

Finding and Starting Apps

Working with Apps

Closing Apps

Getting New Apps from the Windows Store

If you’ve seen the Windows 8 Start screen, you’ve seen apps—those colorful, show-stopping tiles that take you into your favorite programs. Not only can you find the apps you want easily, ...

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