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Top 100 Windows® 8.1 Apps

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are all about the new Modern interface and new full-screen Modern apps. There are more than 60,000 Modern apps in the Windows Store--so how do you find the ones that are best for you?

Here’s where to start: Top 100 Windows 8.1 Apps, by Michael Miller. As the title implies, this book points out the top 100 Modern Windows apps in ten different categories, from games to social media to sports to travel. Use this book to go right to the best apps in every category--and discover another couple of hundred “honorable mentions” worth considering, too!

Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Table of Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. Dedication
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. We Want to Hear from You!
  10. Reader Services
  11. Introduction
    1. Understanding Windows 8.1 Apps
    2. How to Find New Apps
    3. How This Book Is Organized
    4. How I Picked the Apps
    5. Keeping Up to Date
  12. 1. Getting to Know Windows 8.1 Apps and the Windows Store
    1. Finding Apps on Your System
    2. Working with Modern Apps
    3. Examining Windows 8.1’s Built-In Apps
    4. Shopping for New Apps in the Windows Store
  13. 2. Games
    1. Best Kids’ Game
    2. Best Kids’ Action Game
    3. Best Kids’ Painting Game
    4. Best Puzzle Game
    5. Best Matching Game
    6. Best Word Game
    7. Best Card Game
    8. Best Casino Game
    9. Best Arcade Game
    10. Best Chess Game
    11. Best Role Playing Game
    12. Best RPG Action Game
    13. Best Shooter Game
    14. Best Racing Game
  14. 3. Social Apps
    1. Best Social Aggregation App
    2. Best Facebook App
    3. Best Facebook Utility
    4. Best Twitter App
    5. Best LinkedIn App
    6. Best Tumblr App
    7. Best Chat/Messaging App
    8. Best Texting App
  15. 4. Entertainment Apps
    1. Best TV & Movies App
    2. Best Movie Finder App
    3. Best Karaoke App
  16. 5. Photo Apps
    1. Best Photo Viewing App
    2. Best Photo Editing App
    3. Best Special Effects App
    4. Best Photo Sharing App
  17. 6. Music and Video Apps
    1. Best Music Player App
    2. Best Video Player App
    3. Best Streaming Music App
    4. Best Terrestrial Radio App
    5. Best DJ App
    6. Best Piano App
    7. Best Guitar App
    8. Best Drum App
    9. Best Video Editing App
  18. 7. Sports Apps
    1. Best Sports News App
    2. Best Football App
    3. Best Baseball App
    4. Best Coaching App
  19. 8. Books and Reference Apps
    1. Best eBook Reader App
    2. Best Comic Book Reader App
    3. Best Audiobook App
    4. Best Research App
  20. 9. News and Weather Apps
    1. Best General News App
    2. Best News Aggregator App
    3. Best Weather App
  21. 10. Health and Fitness Apps
    1. Best Fitness App
    2. Best Health and Medical Information App
    3. Best Health Tracking App
    4. Best Nutrition App
  22. 11. Food and Dining Apps
    1. Best Recipe App
    2. Best Reservations App
    3. Best Restaurant Review App
    4. Best Wine and Cocktails App
  23. 12. Lifestyle Apps
    1. Best Horoscope App
    2. Best Relaxation App
    3. Best Religion App
  24. 13. Shopping Apps
    1. Best eBay App
    2. Best Craigslist App
    3. Best Online Shopping App
  25. 14. Travel Apps
    1. Best General Travel App
    2. Best Maps App
    3. Best Flights App
    4. Best Hotels App
    5. Best Travel Tools App
  26. 15. Finance Apps
    1. Best General Finance App
    2. Best Personal Finance App
    3. Best Portfolio Tracking App
    4. Best Home Budget App
    5. Best Financial Calculator App
    6. Best Currency Converter App
    7. Best Bill Pay App
  27. 16. Productivity Apps
    1. Best Note Taking App
    2. Best Task Management App
    3. Best PDF Reader App
    4. Best Email App
    5. Best Calculator App
    6. Best File Management App
    7. Best Cloud Storage and Sharing App
  28. 17. Tools
    1. Best Windows Toolboxes
    2. Best File Compression App
    3. Best Sticky Notes App
    4. Best Alarm App
    5. Best Internet Speed Test App
  29. 18. Security Apps
    1. Best Password App
    2. Best Surveillance Camera App
    3. Best Device-Tracking App
  30. 19. Business Apps
    1. Best Job Search App
    2. Best Mileage-Tracker App
    3. Best Hour-Tracking App
    4. Best Invoicing App
  31. 20. Education Apps
    1. Best Math App
    2. Best Reading App
    3. Best Preschool/Kindergarten App
    4. Best Adult Learning App
  32. 21. Government Apps
    1. Best History App
    2. Best Politics App