Official Hindustan Times News App For Windows 8: HindustanTimes

HindustanTimes is the official Windows 8 app for Hindu which allows you to read news from all over the world on your device for absolutely free. The app is available for free from the Windows App Store. It is official Windows 8 app for  HindustanTimes. This app makes for an excellent news app for all Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices. The app is designed in a minimalistic interface, and the tiled layout inside the app sits well with the Windows 8 ecosystem. The app makes for a great companion with your morning cup of tea or coffee, and allows you to read the latest news which it fetches from the HT website.

HindustanTimes can be downloaded from the Windows App Store for absolutely free.

Hindustan Times App Icon

Features of HindustanTimes app for Windows 8…

When you install and launch the HindustanTimes app on your Windows 8 or your Windows 8.1 device, you will be presented with an interface which resembles the below screenshot.

Hindustan Times Main Screen

As you can see clearly in the above screenshot, you will be able to see the tiles of the latest news items which have been fetched. You can click on any one of these tiles to read the corresponding article which you clicked on in full screen interface.
Hindustan Times Article Interface

As you can see in the above screenshot, you will be presented with the news reader interface which opens up in full screen format. You can scroll horizontally using the scroll bar at the  bottom of the screen. You can also use the back button at the top left side of the screen to take you back to the main screen of the app with just a click. In the article reader interface, you can launch the control bar at any time by right clicking on any empty area of the screen, and you will be presented with the control bars as you can see in the below screenshot. These control bars will allow you to access the various news categories with ease.

Hindustan Times Control Bars

You can see that the app has twin control bars, one at the top, and the other at the bottom of the screen. The control bars allow you to access the various categories like world news, video news, etc. You can also save a news article via the Save button at the bottom right of the screen when the control bar opens up. All the news categories are pretty interesting to keep you reading, and one of the most interesting categories of the app is the video news category. This category allows you to see video news. The below screenshot illustrates a video news item.

Hindustan Times News In Videos

As always, the back arrow button is always visible at the top left corner of the screen, and you can go back to the previous page at any time by using the same. Overall, this winds up the basic features of the app for your Windows 8 or your Windows 8.1 device. Overall, the app is well designed to keep you reading with ease.

The verdict…

HindustanTimes is a great app to install and have on your Windows 8 or your Windows 8.1 device, if you are looking for an app which allows you to easily read news items from all over the world with ease on your device. The app is beautifully designed, and works extremely well. I rate this app a 4 out of 5.

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