Did you get a new Windows 8 PC or tablet for Christmas? Here are the five must-have apps

Did you receive a brand new Windows 8 PC or tablet/laptop this Christmas? Looking for the must-have apps for your new system? Look no further! We have put togehter a list of 5 of the must-have apps to get you going! If you have suggestions on what apps to use for first-time Windows 8 users, post them in the comments below! Lets get started!

Store any file on SkyDrive and it’s automatically available to access or share from any device. With SkyDrive for Windows 8, your files in the cloud are just a touch away. You can easily view, upload, and share your files on SkyDrive and even access your SkyDrive files across Windows 8 apps.

Community Award Winning Photo App on Windows Phone now comes to Windows 8. Fhotoroom brings +76 powerful image editing, photo styles, light leaks, and frames in one easy to use package. Bring out the best in your photos by also using our Editing Brush which allows you with each mouse or finger stroke to adjust saturation, brightness, darkness and softness.

According to new stats from StatCounter, Google’s Chrome browser is the world’s most popular browser beating out Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. Google is also working on a Chrome Metro app for Windows 8, which is still in active development. Simply download and install the latest version of Chrome and under the Settings menu, select “Relaunch Chrome in Windows 8 mode.”

Xbox Music brings you all the music you love in one easy-to-use app. Play and manage music from your personal collection and browse and buy songs from the Xbox Music Store. Instantly stream millions of songs free on your Windows 8 device. Or get an Xbox Music Pass for unlimited access to music across all your devices. Note: Limits on free streaming apply. To see which features are available in your region, see the Xbox Music feature list.

iHeartRadio is a free, all-in-one digital radio service that lets you find more than 1,500 Live Stations or create commercial-free, all-music Custom Stations featuring songs from the artist you select and similar music.

What apps do you recommend for first-time Windows 8 users? Post your suggestions in the comments below!

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