This month, my good friends and colleagues, Matt Hester, Brian Lewis, Kevin Remde, and I are spreading a bit of holiday app cheer by highlighting our favorite Windows 8 apps published by local developers in our community. Throughout this month, we'll be sharing various Top Local Apps. Be sure to download each app and let us know what you think in the comment's below!
In addition to trying out some cool FREE apps, downloading these apps are also a great way to show your support for our local developer community!
Baseball season has ended, but March is just around the corner! If you love Major League Baseball as much as I do, you’ll want to keep informed on the latest in MLB coverage with comprehensive up-to-date information, even during off-season. Alex Brown, a local developer in Arkansas, published the MLB Coverage app for Windows 8 to address this very need.
DO IT: Download this app in the Windows Store for FREE!
MLB Coverage for Windows 8
The MLB Coverage app features:
In particular, I really like the Live Tiles feature of this app, which allows me to keep up-to-date on the latest MLB news directly from the Windows 8 Start Screen!
Live Tile Update for MLB Coverage
In addition to MLB Coverage, you may also enjoy these other FREE Windows 8 Apps from Alex Brown.
Be sure to check out our complete list of Top Local Apps at http://aka.ms/TopLocalApps!
Did we miss any of your favorite Windows 8 Apps? If so, be sure to list them in the comments section below!
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Keith Mayer is a Senior Technical Architect at Microsoft, focused on helping ISV partners leverage the Azure cloud platform. Keith has over 20 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of customers and partners worldwide on design of enterprise technology solutions.
Keith is currently certified on several Microsoft technologies, including Azure, Private Cloud, System Center, Hyper-V, Windows, Windows Server, SharePoint, SQL Server and Exchange. He also holds other industry certifications from VMware, IBM, Cisco, Citrix, HP, CheckPoint, CompTIA and Interwoven.
You can contact Keith online at http://aka.ms/AskKeith.