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Five Windows 8 apps that add search capabilities

Introduction

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One of the more intriguing features of Windows 8 is the ability for applications to add themselves as a search provider. This means you can enter a search phrase in Windows 8 and have results pulled from various apps instead of from the operating system itself. While the Windows 8 Store currently does not have many apps in it, there are several that show off the search integration nicely. Here are five of them.

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By Justin James

Justin James is an OutSystems MVP, architect, and developer with expertise in SaaS applications and enterprise applications.