Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

There should be more App stores for Windows 8 like Android!

  1. #1

    Posts : 38
    Windows 7

    There should be more App stores for Windows 8 like Android!

    I think there should be more stores for Windows 8 Apps and not just Windows store. Just like Android has many stores for its Apps. This would make Windows 8 a more open system than what Apple's ios has and this would contribute to Windows 8 success against Apple's ios as Windows 8 would then have more appeal in the masses. What's your viewpoint?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 248
    Windows 8 RTM (Retinas taking damage...)

    Never gonna happen for "metro." For desktop, steam will be rolling out more stuff.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    True, but then a pit fall would be that if it's more open, it can be less secure. Theoretically, you could have regulated stores, but it seems like the purpose would be defeated.

    But I do know that Intel has an app in the Windows Store that is basically an Intel app store and a finder for the best Windows 8 apps.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4

    Posts : 534
    Windows 7, Windows 8 RP

    Android having many stores for its Apps doesn't seem to be helping Android tablet sales very much.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

There should be more App stores for Windows 8 like Android!
Related Threads
Name for VLC plugin that stores equalizer presets in Free Developer Programs and Projects
Because only 1 preset of the equalizer can be remembered by VLC, I'm developing a free VLC plugin for enable multiple own presets to be stored, on Windows (only, because is the software I'm using) Do you feel it is kind of useful? How to reference a plugin that does that? I don't know how I...
Windows 8 Stores Error in General Support
Hello, I have upgraded Windows 7 ultimate to Windows 8 Pro. I am getting the following error when Opening the windows store . I have logged in into the system with windows live ID Activation of application winstore_cw5n1h2txyewy!Windows.Store failed with error Detailed Error ...
Hi there I don't know if this is normal practice in the UK but I was helping a friend to buy a laptop and went into a large PC World store. Well apart from the fact that 90% of the laptops on display were largish 15.6 inch screen ones everything was bolted down tight to the display so it was...
stores Best Buy to open hundreds of Windows stores within its stores | Microsoft - CNET News M$ getting worried or running scared?
Online stores are stalking me in Browsers & Mail
Please tell me how to stop online stores from stalking me around with popups of items I've looked at. Whether it be a mobo @tigerdirect, ram@newegg, tricycles@toysrus...
Read more at: Intel Windows 8 tablets to hit retail stores in November | Business Tech - CNET News
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook