15 best Windows 8 apps to get you started

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10. USA Today

The news rarely looks this nice. The USA today app is a prime example of how reading on a tablet really works. It's the full-blown online version of USA Today, tightly packed into an easily readable app -- and the preview tile works great:

11. Physamajig

A cool game that lets you draw landscapes on-screen, animate objects and run simulations. Here's a neat little demo from the developer:

12. Pinball FX 2

A full-fledged pinball game, Pinball FX 2 is one of the Windows 8 app store's more graphically impressive games. Most of the pinball tables are well made and show a lot of attention to detail.

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