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Mail Microsoft has tweaked the Windows 8 Mail application, making it easier to see unread mail in multiple accounts and to switch between mail folders. There's still no support for conversations, though, so you may prefer to continue using Outlook for business mail.
Windows 8's Bing-powered news app is an excellent example of what can be done with Metro-style design: it's clear, well designed and easy to use — with a wide selection of news sources from around the world.
Similar to the News app, the travel app mixes images and editorial content with tools to help you find hotels and flights, and plan your dream holiday. Its panorama views take advantage of Metro's side-scrolling design.