The Windows 8 Store could sure use a few good apps before the official Windows 8 launch later this month, but at least we’re seeing a slow trickle of interesting apps from known brands now. One of these is Netflix, which just launched its previously announced Windows 8 app. According to a Netflix press release we just received, the app ” was built from the ground up to take advantage of new Windows 8 design principles and video player features.” According to Netflix, the app takes advantage of Windows 8′s graphics acceleration capabilities, which means the app shouldn’t tax your CPU and battery too much. Read the full story at TechCrunch.
Netflix Launches Its Windows 8 App
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).