Following the global launch of Windows 8, yesterday the giant software company Microsoft Ph launched the latest, affordable and a really improved OS.
In line with the launch, they also introduced some of the Apps in the Philippines made for Windows 8. Among them is the famous MMDA Traffic App. Since Windows 8 was developed with the touch screen feature, these apps listed below are already downloadable and can be best viewed on your Windows 8 touchscreen PC!
ABS-CBN News—for latest news updates
#1 News Network in the Philippines in terms of market share and reach (TFC channel is available in North America/Middle East). ABS-CBN News delivers the latest news from ABS-CBN’s newsroom. The app allows you to bookmark your favorite news articles and share it with your friends. You can participate in the news gathering through BMPM (Bayan Mo Ipatrol Mo) where you can send in your news story and attach a photo.
Sulit.com.ph—for great buys
#1 Classified Ads site in the Philippines. Biggest community of Buy & Sell users. Sellers and buyers can login with their sulit account to view your current bookmarks and private messages. The app displays the top ads in the different categories.
SM Cinema – for convenient entertainment
#1 Retail Company operating the largest malls in the Philippines and now operating in China as well. SM Cinema has the most number of screens available compared to other competitors in the country. The app allows users to view schedules for movies screening in SM Cinema including IMAX theaters. Selecting a movie schedule will bring the user to the SM Cinema website where they can book their tickets online.
My Makati— city information and guide
Makati is the country’s largest business district. The app features news, weather and traffic information in Makati City. The city has 7 weather stations delivering up-to-date weather and actual traffic camera view of the busiest junctions in Makati City.
BPI—for convenient banking
One of the country’s leading banks. The BPI app lets the user connect with the bank through BPI Banker’s online, an interactivefacebook application. The app also features an ATM and Branch locator through a map.
Globe—for easy account management
Devices with SIM slots or is using a Globe Dongle will be able to use the Globe Application to view their current balance as well as view ongoing promotions from Globe.
Smart—for easy account management
Devices with SIM slots or is using a Smart Dongle will be able to use the Smart Application to view their current balance as well as view ongoing promotions from smart.
Meralco—for electricity information
The meralco app features the Meralco Appliance Calculator where a user can maintain a list of appliances used at home and compute for its monthly consumption based on Meralco’s current monthly rates.
LBC—for easy tracking of courier packages
LBC Mobile features a package tracker and a branch locator. The package tracker allows the sender to enter a tracking number to know if the package has been delivered and/or picked up.
Cebu Pacific App—for fast and travel purchase
View the lowest fares available on Cebu Pacific’s domestic and international destinations.
Resorts World Manila App—for hotel leisureThe app features the latest events and promos in Resorts World Manila. View a directory of shops, hotels and restaurants. Theapp also features a shuttle bus locator for visitors going to Resorts World.
MMDA App—for up-to-date traffic information
Navigate metro manila’s traffic and stay current on the road conditions. The app shows traffic conditions through a line view, asystem view and a map view.
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