We’re excited to announce that Ciprian Adrian Rusen’s and Joli Ballew’s Windows 8 Step by Step (ISBN 9780735664029) is now available for purchase!  You can find the book’s introduction in this previous post . In today’s post, please enjoy reading an excerpt from Chapter 3, “Using Apps on the Start Screen”  Using the Photos app The Photos app, available from the Start screen, lets you browse the Pictures library on your computer, as well as pictures you’ve stored on the Internet in places such as SkyDrive, Facebook, and Flickr. You can also access pictures stored on connected devices. When you open the Photos app, what you see depends on your presence on the internet, how you’ve previously set up Photos, and what online accounts you’ve already associated with your Windows 8 computer ...read more