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Good starter apps for Windows 8 tablets
Surface RT owners had a head start to find good apps for the new tablet. Surface Pro owners are just getting started and this collection of apps is a good place to start breaking in the new slate from Microsoft.
If you bought, or are going to buy, another brand tablet don't worry. These apps are Windows 8 apps so they should work on all of them.
Since we're talking about Windows 8 these apps will run on any PC, not just tablets. The apps have been chosen for their good operation on a touch tablet so bear that in mind if you're not using a tablet.
Daily Show Headlines
You have a serious tablet so you need access to serious news, and this is the app for you. The Daily Show is the best news program on the air and this beautiful app is a great way to access all of the top content.
The app is as attractive as any app on any platform and the operation is smooth and totally finger friendly. It should be installed on every Windows 8 tablet.
Tablets are great devices to access current news and this app is a decent way to do so. It accesses online news sources, including your Google Reader feeds, and presents them in a nice magazine layout.
Operation is optimized for simple touch interaction and the app is fun to use in addition to being quite useful.