Top 5 Killer Apps For Windows 8

The latest version of Windows is set to arrive; Windows 8. The main difference that comes with this new version of Windows is the actual interface; it has a completely different look and design!

However, what most individuals are anticipating is the selection of apps that the Window Store will boast.

As most people probably know, traditionally Windows does not boast a range of apps that would have rivalled other stores. Nevertheless, with the new Windows 8, there are finally some killer apps to be found.

Gone are the days when the Windows Store was paling in comparison to the iTunes App Store!

However, before one delves into the best apps available, it is important to recognize the need for a top broadband package so that the download and utilization of the app run smoothly.

Otherwise, the app experience can be severely compromised. Obviously, this article is not designed to reveal all about different broadband specifications and which one is the best, thus if you require any extra information about this then it is advisable to visit a relevant website.

So, now let’s get to the fun part; what are the top 5 killer apps for Windows 8?

1. Quick Note

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Putting together shopping lists and taking notes for exams has never been easier! ‘Quick Note’ may not be the most glamorous and exciting app one will come across but it is certainly something which will get a lot of usage out of it.

This basic app does exactly what its name indicates, and it will certainly come in useful for anybody.

2. Cut the Rope


This app is perfect for any individual who is looking for a game which will provide them with endless hours of addictive fun. So how does ‘Cut the Rope’ actually work?

Basically, there is a hungry frog at the bottom of the screen who wants some candy. However, the candy the frog desires is attached to a rope or several ropes.

The person playing the game has to cut the ropes in such a manner that the candy lands in the frog’s mouth. Obviously, this becomes a lot harder as the individual progresses to the next level.

3. Slacker Radio


There are only two words which need to be said in order to win people over with this app: free music! Basically, ‘Slacker Radio’ is an app which boasts a whole host of radio stations which are just waiting to be listened to.

4. YouCam


‘YouCam’ is the ultimate photo and video editing app. In order to utilize this application, a webcam and a microphone is required (these are usually inbuilt in all computers nowadays anyway).

With ‘YouCam’ individuals can shoot videos and take pictures and then edit them with a whole host of features, such as; lighting effects and noise reduction.

Once the video or image is edited to suit the individual in question it can then be uploaded to a whole host of mediums such as YouTube and Facebook. Who knows, ‘YouCam’ could pave the way for the next YouTube sensation!

5. Fitball


There is no point in denying it; ‘Fitball’ takes the number one spot because it has the ‘wow’ factor. It may not be as useful as ‘Quick Note’, but quite frankly; who cares?

So what exactly is ‘Fitball’? Basically, it is an app which relates to health and fitness (as if the name of it didn’t give that away). What it involves is the person in question hitting balls (not too hard, nobody wants a cracked screen!) that appear on your screen.

Why’s this so great? Well, you can see your reflection in the computer screen which will show which parts of your body are getting hotter. Keeping fit has never been such fun!

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