Singapore Apps on Windows 8

Windows 8 was finally launched on Friday. With this new OS, users can now access Microsoft store to get their favorite apps. Check out some of the apps that is available and related to Singapore.

Here are the features of these apps.

Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia is a premier news channel from Singapore. This app covers news, video on demand and top images from the last week. MediaCorp is Singapore’s launch partner for Windows 8.


The Straits Times


The Straits Times is one of the region’s oldest English-language daily newspapers. It is the flagship publication of the publicly-listed Singapore Press Holdings group.


SG Deal


SG Deal is a MUST download application for foodies, spa lovers, fashionistas and adventurers living in Singapore! Featuring deals from the top deal sites in Singapore such as Groupon,, and many more, you’ll never have to miss out on another great deal.




MerlionWords is a multilingual education application to enhance your Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Korean and Spanish word recognition, writing, and pronunciation skills


Photo Monkey


Photo Monkey turns your photos into beautiful bits by applying effects to them.




Award-winning STOMP, or Straits Times Online Mobile Print, is a Windows 8 app based on Asia’s leading citizen-journalism website with user-generated material fuelling its success.


Razor TV


Watch what you want, when you want!
With a strong emphasis on hyper-local content, RazorTV is a unique convergence of web TV and social networking that delivers news and lifestyle content that is young, hip, with an informal tone presented by fresh faces. News and views are raw and edgy, unlike traditional TV broadcasts.


SG Cab


SG Cab is helping you book taxi cab in Singapore, when you have SMS enabled Windows 8 device.




NomWhere gives you information about restaurants based on your locations. A great and must download app for foodies in Singapore.


My SingTel


A one-stop application that allows you to check local and roaming data usage and even subscribe to overseas data roaming, all on the go

A) Data Usage
Check latest local and roaming data usage record wherever you are.

You can:
– Avoid bill shock by checking data usage on-the-go
Note: data usage record will be updated once a day and the data may vary from your actual SingTel bill.

B) Roaming
At a fixed rate per day, you can enjoy UNLIMITED data while roaming!
Bridge DataRoam Unlimited (1 day, 3 days, 5 days) is applicable for customers roaming to specific destinations on per operator per day basis. With effect from 1 Feb 12, we have extended NEW service coverage to Ireland, Spain and UK.
Bridge DataRoam Unlimited (4 hours) is applicable for customers roaming to specific destinations on per operator per 4-hour basis.
You may also check your data roaming usage, set your usage limits, alert settings, and more!
Please visit for more details on data roaming.

Note: This app requires connectivity to SingTel Mobile network with SingTel Postpaid SIM.




This application allows you to check on your Mobile data usage, access StarHub’s many Entertainment, Lifestyle, Dining and Security services, and download these applications from a single location


Wego Travel is all about one thing: finding GREAT TRAVEL DEALS. Tell us where you’d like to go and whether you’re in the mood to splurge or are traveling on a shoestring budget – we’ll show you special offers, beautiful pictures and how much you can save.

See only the deals relevant to your needs:
✪ Pick where you’d like to go.
✪ Choose from deals for hotels, flights or packages.
✪ Are you ready to splurge or have a tight budget?

Best of all, it’s free. Save time, pay less, travel more.


Newly designed just for Windows 8, iProperty’s new Windows 8 app brings to you a new way to search for property across our network. Search homes in Malaysia and Singapore for new developments, for sale and apartments for rent easily with a new search interface.
iProperty’s new Windows 8 app presents properties you’re interested in each time you load the app.

Note: iProperty Windows 8 app is only available to search for properties within Malaysia and Singapore in this version.


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