Official Times Of India News App for Windows 8

The Times Of India is the official app of The Times Of India newspaper for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. When you install and run the app, you will be presented with an interface wherein you will be able to see and read all the major news headlines all grouped together under a single metro interface. The app also allows you to read news from under various categories which you can access by clicking on the Sections button at the top left of the app’s interface at any point of time, or by right clicking anywhere on the screen, both of which actions will launch the control bar of the app and hence will enable and allow you to browse news from under various sections and categories. When you will click on a tile of a news item at any time, you will be presented with the news interface in full screen format, and you can also snap the news interface to either side of the screen, which in turn allows you to multitask.

The Times Of India is available as a free download from the Windows App Store.

The feature set of The Times Of India news app for Windows 8 and 8.1:

When you install and launch The Times Of India news app on your device, you will be greeted with a very fresh looking news interface which is the main screen of the app and can be seen in the screenshot below.

The Times Of india main screen

In the above screen, you will be able to see that the app allows you to read various news items by clicking on their tiles in the main screen. When you click on a particular picture accompanied news tile or otherwise, you will be presented with the news reader interface which can be seen in the screenshot below.

The Times Of India full screen article

You can see that the app presents you with a very basic, neat and uncluttered news interface which allows you to read the news in a well defined clear format. You can go back to the previous screen of the app at any point of time by clicking on the back arrow button at the top left of the screen. What’s more, the app also allows you to view news items by category. You can do this by either right clicking on the screen or by clicking on the Sections button at the top left right above the back arrow button, both of which will launch the control bar of the app at the top of the screen.

The Times Of India sections

You can click on any one of the sections at the top of the screen to be presented with news items related to the category which you have clicked on. The app also fully supports multitasking by allowing you to snap itself on either side of the screen, thus allowing you to read news as well as work on whatever it’s that you have to work on. The multitasking of the app is demoed in the screenshot below.

The Times Of India snapped

To cut the long story short, this pretty much wraps the main features of The Times Of India app for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices. You can also check out the Dailyaha and NewsHunt news apps for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices.

The verdict:

The Times Of India is a well designed, well polished news app for Windows 8 and 8.1 devices which is capable of delivering fresh news to you on your Windows 8 or 8.1 devices for no additional or extra cost at all. The app makes for a great companion with your morning cup of tea/coffee and keeps you updated about the latest happenings in the world with a lot of ease and comfort.

I rate the app a 4 out of 5!

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