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Top Applications for Windows 8 (Part 4)

This edition covers the two wonderful and useful apps that can help you stay updated and organized all the time without hassles and making much effort.

WordPress – Microsoft took a revolutionary step by launching the WordPress app to the Windows Store. The metro-style app is designed for those bloggers and readers which like to have the original, fresh, straight-from-the-press content and share and re-share them. You can like, follow, blog, or re-blog any content directly from the WordPress website. Besides, you can share content, link, quotes, or photos straight from any application in Windows 8 to your personal blog. If you are an avid blogger, WordPress app is here for you to instantly write content, publish it and share across all the apps via email, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram etc. The app integrates Semantic Zoom, a gesture that lets you overview worth of posts by dates. You can download the app (it’s of course a free app) from the Windows Store to start blogging, reading, or sharing the best, original, quality content from your favorite WordPress site.

Evernote – Remember the sticky notes that you use to jot down an important task! It definitely reminds you of wishing someone birthday, buying groceries on returning home, or assigning task to your junior colleague among other things but in a duller manner! You may also be habitual of creating an alarm or reminder in your Smartphone or iPhone to help remember or take note of anything that ever seems important to you. Keeping this in mind, Microsoft launched the Evernote app to Window 8. It simplifies your task of remembering anything, everything anywhere in your world.

It’s time to get past sticky notes, reminders! If you ever need to make a note of anything, use Evernote and experience a rich Metro-style graphics experience to remember everything from Sunday Brunch, birthdays, restaurant lists, recipes, to important office assignments. Unlike sticky notes or reminders, Evernote will automatically sync your notes among your PC, Smartphone, and tablet etc. for you to remember everything whether on-the-go or in your home. The app will also help you find wine labels and whiteboard photos and capture design and idea inspiration for creating rich, graphics-based notes. With Evernote, you can stay organized wherever you are and whatever you are doing. What’s more, this is again a free app that will cost you nothing but offer you everything that will help you remember even a small thing in your life.

Top Applications for Windows 8 (Part 3)

Here in I’ll discuss two revolutionary apps, specifically crafted for Windows 8 operating system to help get you better of your computer.

Weather – The built-in free weather app is a delight for those who like to keep a tab on the local and worldwide weather. Named as ElemImageents Weather Forecast, the app shows up a nice, HD-quality atmospheric view of the accurate 7-day weather forecasts with information about sunrise, sunset, day length, moonrise, moonset, and illuminated. The app supports nautical, metric, and English measurement units that can be chosen individually for any property. For example, you can view temperature in the Fahrenheit format, wind speed in meters per second, precipitation in inches, and distance in miles etc.

The multi-lingual app supports US English, German, French, Chinese (modified), and Japanese languages and works on x86, x64, and ARM processors. You can customize the app to for a single-screen view. Besides, the app follows you where ever you travel to give you the details about the weather forecast etc. If the app is missing from your Metro-style user interface, you can always search for it using Windows Search and pin it to your Desktop.

Keep a tab on your investment – Yes, you can now easily keep a tab on your investment and improve your brokerage with SigFig Portfolio. The free app lets you track and manage your entire investment portfolio in one place using 256-bit SSL encryption. The bank-level security technique (256-bit) makes sure that your financial history, transactions, and information stay protected and away from the unauthorized reach. You can transact worry free and hassle free in an appealing, nice visual environment.

You can view, analyze, and get insights into your investment options, risk, dividends, and returns etc. Besides, the app automatically imports holdings from more than 60+ brokerage firms including Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Ameriprise Financial, Citi Wealth Management, Citibank, American Funds, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Edward Jones, and Merrill Lynch among others to you SigFig Portfolio each day and automatically update it each night. The app also offers you critical investment advises and software free of cost unlike other online stock trading websites that charge you a fee for the same.