Colors TV and FirstPost apps for Windows 8.1 now available in the Windows Store


Good news for our Indian readers, popular TV channel Colors, and news publication FirstPost, have made their apps available on Windows 8.1 today. Available for free, both apps offer enticing features. 

Colors TV is quite popular in India, and runs some of the most appreciated shows such as Bigg Boss, Balika Vadhu and Comedy Nights with Kapil.

“’COLORS’ is Viacom18’s flagship brand in the entertainment space in India. A combination of ‘emotions’ and ‘variety’, COLORS launched on 21st July 2008 offers an entire spectrum of emotions to its viewers. From Fiction shows to Format shows to Reality shows to Blockbuster Movies – the basket contains all ‘Jasbaat Ke Rang’. ‘COLORS’ is dedicated to promoting ‘Cohesive viewing’, through programmes like Balika Vadhu – Kacchi Umar Ke Pakke Rishtey, Uttaran, Na Aana Is Des Laado, Parichay- Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka, Veer Shivaji, Sasural Simar Ka, Kairi – Rishta Khatta Meetha, Na Bole Tum..Na Maine Kuch Kaha, Chhal Sheh Aur Maat,Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, Bigg Boss amongst others,” reads the app description.

Using the app you will be able to keep a tab on all the shows and find news and more information about them. You can also check the schedules and stream the episodes from within the app.


The juggernaut news portal, FirstPost, has ported its app to Windows Store as well. FirstPost recently bought FakingNews, popular Indian news site that focused on satire and humor. “The best way to read breaking views and news from Firstpost’s exclusively digital newsroom. This Windows Tablet app is free to download and includes by-the minute news, views and analysis around news and current affairs in India and the world.”, the App description reads.

The application will let you navigate through all the sections, check comments, watch videos and images, and download the news articles to read them later.

Both the apps can be snagged from the download links below. Let us know how much you like these apps.

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