How to open two apps simultaneously in Windows 8?
The best part of Windows 8 is that you can work with 2 apps simultaneously in the same screen. To do that simply open two apps. Then, go to one of the apps, place the mouse at the top of the screen of the app and you will find a hand symbol. When it appears, just drag the app to the left or the right side as per your requirements. This way you can work on two apps the same time. For Example in the below given figure I am working on the desktop and reading the news simultaneously:
How to switch between apps in Windows 8?
If you wish to switch between apps, then press Alt + Tab key.
How to close an app in Windows 8?
There are few methods which you can use to close an opened app in Windows 8:
1) Press Alt + F4: This is the most common Windows short cut to close a program.
2) Place the mouse at the top of the screen of the app and you will find a hand symbol. When it appears, just drag the app to the task bar and leave it there. This will close the app.
3) Place your mouse on the left top corner of the screen, and go to the thumbnail of the app. Right click on the thumbnail and click on “Close”.