Windows 8/RT App Spotlight, Part 9

It's been a while since the last time I've posted one of these. Like me, developers have been busy. After digging through the Windows Store again this week, I return again with more amazingness in the form of ten new third-party apps for the Windows 8/RT app spotlight.

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the other parts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, and eight of this app spotlight.

Liberty Book Reader



I’ve come to the conclusion that there’s no shortage of good ereader apps on the Windows Store. Liberty Book Reader, however, may very well be the best I’ve found so far.




This is the app to have if you’re into sports—the crisp UI mixed with ever-evolving functionality make this one a must.

Daily Cyanide & Happiness



Cyanide? Happiness? Kthx.




This app really shines as a dead-simple way to make awesome new fonts for you every need. There’s no trial, but it’s worth the price.

App Stars



Get this app. Check it every day or so. You’ll love it.




The lack of touch-friendly emulators is thinning on Windows 8. This GBA emulator works flawlessly in my experience, but don’t expect it to handle GBO or GBC games.

Dragon’s Blade



The Windows 8 version of the awesome Windows Phone game. It’s a great classic-style RPG.

My History Digest

Free, subscription required for most content


Sometimes computers aren’t for just games, but for learning. The My History Digest app offers great articles on a host of historical topics and is still the best looking app I’ve seen on Windows 8.

GDrive Pro

3.99, trial available


Google isn’t supporting Windows 8 or RT? So. This app is likely better than whatever they’d come up with for their Google Drive services anyway.

Steam Tile



Feel like pinning Terraria and Magicka to your Start Screen with a tile that looks like it belongs? Now you can.

How About You?

What apps have you found and enjoyed on Windows 8 and Windows RT? Let me know in the comments down below.

Apps Previously Highlighted

In Part 1: YouTube+, Nextgen Reader, TuneIn, PuzzleTouch, Netflix, Google

In Part 2: Kindle, Bookqueue, Hangman RT, Draw a Stickman Epic, /R/etro, Code Writer, WordBook, myHomework.

In Part 3: WordSearch, Writing Type, Barcode Generator, Modern Pokédex, Fiction Book Reader, Tasks, ComicsJolt!

In Part 4: Music DJ, Metro Media Player, Nook, Recipe Keeper, Toolbox, New York Times, Calculator X8, iHeartRadio, JustWrite

In Part 5: Audiobook 8 Pro, Shuriken Ninja, FlashQuiz, LINX, Wikipedia, Epicurious, Piano Time Pro, Periodic Table, ARMED!

In Part 6: eBay, Manga Tree, Slacker Radio, Free Books, Xsie-Osies, TechCrunch, Music Alarm Clock, Bible+

In Part 7: PODCASTS!, Product Keys, Nyan Cat the Game, Unit Conversion Tool, IRC Explorer, Tom’s Hardware, Blocked In, MyTime, Khan Academy

In Part 8: YouTube RT, Feed Reader, Multimedia 8, Dropbox, Jukeboxer, FlashMe, USA Today, All Recipes, Freda