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Windows® 8.1 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Alan Wright, Paul Sanna

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5. Using Windows Store Apps

In This Chapter

Learn Windows Store Apps’ Basic Information

Change a Windows Store App’s Settings

Manage Windows Store Apps

Shop at the Windows Store

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You have probably noticed that Windows 8 is different from 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 (also Metro or Modern, depending on who you ask), 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 ...

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