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The Reading List in action
I’ve used the Share charm to save a half-dozen items to the Reading List, not just from a web browser but from the Sports and Travel apps and even from the Windows Store.
The new snap behavior is especially welcome when you open an attached photo or web link from a mail message. Instead of replacing the current app with another, Windows 8.1 arranges the new app alongside the message.
The Photos app in Windows 8 is a disappointment. In Windows 8.1, it’s significantly more robust, with tools for cropping, retouching, and editing photos. Note the wheel control here, which is used in several of the new apps.