A list of five handy apps for the Microsoft Surface

Toolbox for Windows 8 - 2

I will be the first to admit that none of the tools by themselves are anything that would warrant Toolbox for Windows 7 being included on this list. However, there are two reasons why I chose to include this utility.

The first reason is because the tools themselves are useful, and Toolbox for Windows 8 includes a nice variety of tools.

The other reason is because you can have up to six tools displayed on the screen at a time. This gives you the ability to lay out your screen similarly to the way that you might in a Windows 7 environment. For example, you can have a Web page, Facebook, a clock, and the weather all displayed on screen at once.

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