Windows8+ is a Home launcher application for Android in order to provide the users with Windows 8 experience on their smartphones. Windows 8 is the new upgrade for Windows PC which provides a very interactive user interface with all applications displayed on the home screen of the PC. However, the Windows8 application is a launcher that will give out the same feel of the original Windows 8 on the smart phone if the user wants it. With over 10,000 downloads, the application manages to maintain 4.0 user average rating – which is great. Here are the basic features of the application:
- The user gets live tiles for Gmail, news, twitter, weather and calendar along with several configuration options. Having displayed tiles is really convenient to just tap on then and get started with the applications.
- The applications allow a lot of widget support.
- The user has the option to add even more tiles or change position with drag and drop.
- The size of the tile/icon can also be selected or customized.
- Along with that, the user can get the Power Control widget for some basic functions like Bluetooth, Airplane, On/off Wi-Fi and brightness etc.
- When the user will click on the tile, the relative application will expand.
- If the user long clicks on the tile then the following options will be given: firstly, the associate app – the user can change the launching app and keep the same icon on home screen. Secondly, change color – the user can change the background color of the tile. Thirdly, the change app option – the user will be able to change the launching app and the icon will then be replaced with app icon. And lastly, Pin contact, the user can easy access to a contact by pining him.
- The application also provides a weather service.
- The user can also benefit from stock market updates.
For the users who really want to have a feel of Windows 8 PC on their smartphones, this application is designed just for that. However, the application is not free. It is priced at $3.34.
|Requires Android||3.0 and up|
|Content Rating||Low Maturity|