True to its name, MetroTwit (Free) embraces the new look of Windows 8, with your Twitter feed displaying in a grid format. You can easily swap between your Timeline, Mentions, Direct Messages, and any seaches you save in MetroTwit's preferences. We also like the ability to pin a second view alongside your main column, which is useful for tracking trending news (or keeping an eye on your hometown team's playoff progress).
For capturing ideas and notes as they happen, speed usually trumps bells and whistles. Quick Note (Free) is a no-nonsense repository for whatever information you need to jot down. New notes are just a tap away, and the grid view lets you quickly scroll through previews of all your saved notes.
For managing more complex data, Microsoft's OneNote MX (Free) works with text, images, lists, tables and more. It's integrated with your Microsoft account, so your notes stay synced between One Note installations on multiple devices. OneNote works well via a touch interface, and organizing data into seperate notebooks and sections lets you keep everything you need at your fingertips.
Whether you're looking for online file storage, sharing tools, or access from multiple devices, Box has your business covered. The Win 8 version of the app (Free) lets you move files to and from your Box account, and edit them in their native apps on your machine. Add collaborators, comment on files, and more. You can even pin Box documents to your Windows 8 start page for easy access.
Analytics usually aren't the most exciting thing to look at, but Captain Dash (Free) aims to change that. This app lets you quickly gather crucial business intelligence, presenting data in a series of great-looking charts and graphs. Use Captain Dash to track your Google Analytics and Twitter trends, or use the app to keep track of Salesforce data and email marketing campaigns.
Newsy (Free) bills itself as a news analyzer, not an aggregator. The app offers short video segments on breaking news and hot topics, so that you can quickly get up to speed on what's happening. Even better, Newsy offers links to original sources alongside their videos, which take you to relevant articles in your web browser.
If you rely on Evernote to collect links, ideas, notes, and articles online, the Windows 8 app (Free) should be one of your first stops in the app store. Browse and search your existing notebooks, or add new links, text and images with Evernote's simple touch controls.
Citrix unveiled its XenMobile Enterprise edition software, an ambitious, comprehensive offering that combines secure app and data management, a corporate apps store, mobile productivity apps and live support.
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