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My Windows® 8 Computer for Seniors by Michael Miller

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6. Using New Windows 8 Apps

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In this chapter you find out how to find and use new Windows 8–style applications.

Finding Apps in Windows 8

Working with New Windows 8 Apps

Using Popular Windows 8 Apps

Finding New Apps in the Windows Store

When you want to do something on your computer, you need to use the appropriate programs or applications. Applications—more commonly called apps—are software programs that perform one or more functions. Some apps are for work; others provide useful information; still others are more entertaining in nature. But whatever it is you want to do, you need to launch the right app.

Windows 8 enables you to run two ...

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