Computeractive launch Windows 8 app

Computeractive has launched an interactive app available for Windows 8.

The app offers users a series of video guides, covering a range of Windows 8 features to help them get the most from the new operating system and unlock the many benefits it has to offer.

The app can be installed from the Windows Store onto the user’s Start screen, allowing easy access whenever the user wants help. Complete with over 20 video guides on how to use the new operating system, it highlights the new features of Windows 8 and how to use them in simple, easy-to-follow steps.

Custom-designed for the new Windows user interface, the app was created in collaboration with Microsoft’s Innovation Programme and can be controlled by mouse or touch. It has fully searchable and sharable content and includes live news from

Marc Hartog, publisher of Computeractive, said: “For our readers a new Windows operating system, especially one as different as Windows 8, is huge news.  However with a new system comes a new way of doing things which our readers may find confusing. Utilising Computeractive’s core principals of simple jargon-free technology advice, our new app provides the ultimate step-by-step video guide of how to use Windows 8 from simple to complex tasks , which is available as Windows 8 launches, and best of all it is free.”

The Computeractive app is free and is available now in the Windows Store.

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