Best 10 Windows 8 Apps This Week

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We’re back at our weekly roundup with the best new Windows 8 apps and this time we have 8 apps that you should download and install right away on your Windows 8 system
best windows 8 appsIt’s been a while since we have featured a top with the best Windows 8 apps that have got released recently in the Windows Store, but now I think is the right moment to resume doing it, since Windows 8.1 is a much welcome upgrade for Windows 8 users from everywhere. To make it much easier for the readers, we will keep the descriptions short, nice and easy.
Before proceeding to the list with the best Windows 8 and RT apps for the past week, I suggest you to have a look at 40+ best Windows 8.1 apps that have been updated for the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system. I hope you have managed to upgrade to Windows 8.1 without any issues, and without having to uninstall it.

For the week that is ending on November 10, we have selected 8+ best new Windows 8 apps. As always, if you know any worthy new Windows 8 app, let us know in the comments box at the end of the article.

Best seven new Windows 8 apps this week

Besides the new apps, we’ll also mention from time to time important updates for important apps, such as Facebook and others. Without further ado, here they are.

Facebook (Free)

best windows 8 apps facebookFacebook has recently undergone a series of updates in the Windows 8.1 form, one of the most important one being the Notification center. Besides this, a lot of annoying bugs and glitches have been fixed, so it’s now definitely one of the best updated apps for Windows 8 users.


best windows 8 apps hoverYes, it’s the good old Hover game that we used to play as kids. Well, at least some of us. Microsoft has re-released the game under the form of a free app that you can download from the Windows Store. This is a game for the nostalgic ones!

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star (Free)

star wars tiny death stars best windows 8 appsOne of the best new game launches for Windows 8 users is the Star Wars: Tiny Death Star game. Launched by Disney and LucasArts, this pixelated, retro-like game will let you experience the cult movie inside a tiny game where you can also choose to play evil, if you so like. If you are a Star Wars fan, then you need to have a look at this story, as well – Learn All There is to Know About Star Wars With This Windows 8 App.

Winter Sports (Free)

best windows 8 apps winter sportsAlas, Winter Sports is not a game where you get to play winter sport games on your Windows 8 tablet but it is one meant for professional Ski Instructors and Snowboard Instructors. By using the app you will get Snow Reports, Activity Tracking statistics, Lessons, leaderboards and also the ability to be socially connected.

Searchler (Free)

searchler best windows 8 appsThe Windows 8 Searchler app is a music video playlist generator, so it’s like Pandora but with music videos. You can search for artists and the app will fetch you playlists of top songs. Also, for more music videos, it will recommend similar artists, as well.

Mary Kay eCatalog (Free)

best windows 8 apps mary kayGirls are definitely going to be pleased knowing that Mary Kay has released an eCatalog app for Windows 8 users. Browse MaryKay products to find about makeup and skin care products. You can also download the catalog to follow all the beauty trends, special offers and limited-edition products. You may want to have a look at this virtual makeover app for Windows 8, as well.

7-Eleven (Free)

best windows 8 apps 7-elevenBy using the recently launched 7-Eleven app for Windows 8 users, you will be able to see 7-Eleven store locations near you and also star your favorites, filter locations by services like hot food, gas, propane. If you’re a 7-Eleven customer, then this app is highly useful for your shopping needs.

Call of Duty (Free)

call of duty best windows 8 appsThis is not the game for those of you who were hoping. Rather, Call of Duty for Windows 8 is a companion app, as the trend for companion apps for popular games seems to be picking up. To use the app, you will need to create prior to that a free Call of Duty account.

UNO & Friends (Free)

windows 8 uno card gameWe’ve talked about the Windows 8 UNO card game released by Gameloft last week and now it has made our list of the best Windows 8 apps for the past week. If you’re passionate about the UNO card game, then this is the best app in the Windows Store one could use. Check also the Bridge cards game.

Stack Rabbit (Free)

best windows 8 apps stack rabbit
Yet another game released by Disney, Stack Rabbit is a Windows 8 games that should be equally enjoyed by kids and grown-ups. You get to play as Ben the Rabbit who hops, stacks and matches veggies on living puzzles. More than 65 head-scratching levels are ahead of you. Are you up for the challenge?