Windows Store app highlight: Dropbox, the official Dropbox app for Windows 8

Dropbox

The official Dropbox app for Windows 8 and Windows RT has finally made its way to the Windows Store, and of course it is available for free. "With the Dropbox app for Windows 8, you can easily browse all your files, view your pictures, and watch your videos with a tap!" the app description reads.

Windows RT exploited to run unsigned non-Windows Store apps, not yet fully jailbroken

Surface

Looks like someone has found out a way to run non-Windows Store apps on a Windows RT device, such as the Surface RT, via a vulnerability. As Microsoft continues to push the Windows Store and its Windows RT platform, this new vulnerability allows Windows RT to run unsigned code and soon we could see a full-fledged solution to jailbreak Windows RT.

Fhotoroom app for Windows 8 updated, now has support for RAW files and more

Fhotoroom app for Windows 8

The popular Fhotoroom app for Windows 8 and Windows RT has been updated to now feature support for RAW files as well as various other bug fixes and tweaks. The Fhotoroom app is the closest thing to Photoshop one can have on a Windows RT device, so these are some welcome updates for those who use this app.

Windows Store app highlight: Facebook+ Lite, an unofficial Facebook experience for Windows 8

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As we all know, there is no official Facebook app for Windows 8. A newly released app called Facebook+ Lite offers you an unofficial Facebook experience for both Windows 8 and Windows RT. Best of all, this app is free and comes with several cool features. Take a look at its features below:

  • Easily view your Facebook feed the way you are used to: vertically and in a clean interface

Windows Store app highlight: Words 4 Friends, a scrabble based word game

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Looking for a cool alternative to the popular game 'Words With Friends'? Words 4 Friends is a scrabble based word game available for free in the Windows Store for both Windows 8 and Windows RT, and comes with the ability to have four people in unlimited matches! This turn-based multiplayer game is perfect for those who love board games.

Windows Store app highlight: HD Alarm Clock

HD Alarm Clock

HD Alarm clock is the most powerful and reliable nightstand alarm clock app for Windows 8 and Windows RT and will surely become soon your favorite alarm clock. This full-featured alarm clock app provides a wide range of customization options to make it yours. It also comes with a large choice of beautiful themes and ringtones.

Microsoft's Windows Store now has over 35,000 apps, reaches a new milestone

For those keeping track, Microsoft's Windows Store for Windows 8 and Windows RT has reached a new milestone. Now containing over 35,000 apps worldwide, the Windows Store has achieved this number in just two months, compared to the Windows Phone Store, which took it a year to reach over 35,000 apps.

Introducing the new WinBeta Metro app, read our news on Windows 8 and Windows RT!

Its finally here. Our very own WinBeta Metro app. Now you can sit on the couch and read our latest news on your Windows RT or Windows 8 device. The app is very simple and provides you with a simple rss reader that fetches the newest stories and even automatically updates the feed every other minute in case a new story is available.