The Windows Store is a collection of free and paid apps that
open up a world of computing activities. If you want to
dabble in painting on your computer, you might buy an inexpensive
app instead of more robust design software. Need an app
to help you find your way around Italy on your next vacation?
There’s an app for that. And if you love games, you’ll love all the
game apps in the Windows Store.
In this section, you discover how to find the app you need,
either by using the integrated search feature of Windows 8 or by
browsing different categories in the Windows Store itself. After
you know how to find the apps you want, you can download free
apps and buy paid apps. You can also discover how to find app
reviews to make sure you’re getting the best app for you, and to
add your own app ratings and reviews to help others find their
Get ready to explore apps, a whole new dynamic for acquiring
functionality for your Windows-based computing device