Best 5 Windows 8 Apps This Week

by Radu Tyrsina
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It’s that time of the week when we get to review and roundup the best new Windows 8 apps that have been launched in the Windows Store. It’s the beginning of December, 2013 and here are top 8 new Windows 8 apps that we found in the Store

At the moment, it seems that there are 130,892 apps in the Windows Store, which represents an increase of 1,959 apps in just one week. Slowly but steadily we are approaching soon half a million apps. But it’s pretty hard to keep up with so many new launches, and that’s why our job here is to keep you reading only the best Windows 8 apps that we discover.

If you’ve missed our past Windows 8 roundups, no sweat, here are links to the last three of them – Best 7 Windows 8 Apps This Week [November 25], Best 8 Windows 8 Apps This Week [November 18] and Best 10 Windows 8 Apps This Week [November 10]. Also, do have a look at the latest discounted Windows 8 apps and games, as part of the weekly Red Stripe Deals.

Best 5 new Windows 8 Apps This Week (1 December, 2013)

Project Spark

download project spark windows 8Albeit not yet officially announced, it’s now almost sure that the Project Spark Windows 8 app has been released in the Windows Store. Currently, it seems to be available only for residents of Kazakhstan, which most likely is a leak, but the app description is in English. It will be announced publicly any moment now, I guess.


zillow windows 8 appZilllow has finally released its much-awaited Zillow app in the Windows Store for Windows 8 users. Now, you can buy, sell or rent properties straight from your Windows 8 or Windows RT tablet. Ta-dam!


create pdf annotate windows 8Drawboard brings enhanced PDF control to your files, letting you create, view and also annotate PDF documents. This great Windows 8 app is still free, so you need to hurry up until the deal lasts!

Dungeon Hunter 4

dungeon hunter windows 8One of the best RPG titles for Windows 8, Dungeon Hunter 4 has been made available in the Windows Store the past week. You need to prepare your storage well, as it will take more than 1GB of your space.

Lunar Phases

windows 8 moon phase app

Lunar Phases is possibly the best Windows 8 moon phase app there is in the Windows Store. Frankly, there aren’t too many to compete with it, if none, actually. Anyway, if you want to know the Moon’s current position, as well as other details related to the Sun and the planets in our solar system, this is the app to get.

Gardener’s Calendar

windows 8 gardener calendar

Gardening with a Windows 8 tablet might sound dumb, but it is actually smarter than you can imagine. The Gardener’s Calendar app for Windows 8 will make sure you never forget to water your plants!

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