Bing shows off their gorgeous Windows 8 apps

Bing Search

imageThe Bing team has produced a series of videos showing off their Windows 8 apps which will be installed by default on the new OS.

The team separated out the features of the Bing website into individual apps, such as Search, News, Weather, Maps, Travel and Finance.

The Bing Search app makes heavy use of the Snap feature as demonstrated in the video above.

Travel, Weather and Maps

The Travel app has more than 3,000 destinations, 360 degree panoramas and will allow one to book flights and hotels straight from the app.

The Weather app offers hourly, daily and 10 day forecasts and features rich, engaging imagery.

The Maps app offers traffic information, while the News app is photo-rich.

News, Finance and Sport

The Finance app will offer key market indices via a live tile and rich graphics.

The Sports app will offer top sports headlines, live scores, schedules, standings, extensive statistics and much more across all major sports and also high-resolution pictures to give you an immersive experience.

The News app is another photo-rich immersive app which collate reliable sources from around the world.

While the apps they showed off already appeared polished, they promised to add even more functionality prior to the consumer release of Windows 8 on October 26th.


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