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Want to make the most of the touch interface on your new Windows 8 tablet, hybrid or desktop? All week we're rounding up the best touch-friendly apps for Windows 8. Today: it's time for some games.

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Want to make the most of the touch interface on your new Windows 8 tablet, hybrid or desktop? All week we're rounding up the best touch-friendly apps for Windows 8. Today: apps for tracking your news feeds and finding information fast.

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Want to make the most of the touch interface on your new Windows 8 tablet, hybrid or desktop? All week we're rounding up the best touch-friendly apps for Windows 8. Today: apps to control and enhance your entertainment experience.

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Microsoft has promised us that the Surface tablet, coupled with Windows 8 will change the way we use tablets. That boldness is now translating into the company's designs. Whether it's the gorgeous Windows Phone 8 UI, the UI formerly known as Metro and the crazy keyboard case accessory for the Surface. So how are we meant to interact with all this new Redmond tech? With the new Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse, of course.

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You can change the settings in preferences, of course, but Mac OS X Lion has trackpad scrolling backwards from what's normal. Instead of two finger scrolling down making pages go down, it goes up, like if you were touching the screen. Like iOS. As if we needed more indication that Apple is trying to unify their touch computing with their regular computing.

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I've always wondered why some people absolutely loathe touch screen devices, but now I realise that it was insensitive to not even consider that physical limitations play a role in that hate.