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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.
Windows 8's Store is where you'll find and buy Metro-style applications. It's also how you'll be able to track down desktop applications — with links to third-party sites from inside its catalogue.
Microsoft is also integrating Xbox with Windows 8, with a Metro application that looks a lot like the recent Metro update to the Xbox user interface. You can use the app to customise and edit your Xbox avatar, and stay in touch with friends and rivals.