Tech Recap: Windows Phone games, Facebook, and YouTube app for Windows 8.1

Tech Recap: Microsoft classic games

This week on tech, Microsoft released its iconic Windows PC games: Solitaire, Minesweeper, and Mahjong on the Windows Phone. They are free and anyone can download them from the Windows Phone Store.

Also this week Facebook made available an important update for its Metro app for Windows 8.1, bringing profile sync, smileys sticker pack, option to log-out, improved toast notifications and much more. If you have configured automatic app update in Windows 8.1, chances are you already have all the new features. If not, you can download the Facebook app for Windows 8.1 from the Windows Store.

Are you looking for a good alternative YouTube app? Then you should try Hyper for YouTube. This is a great app to watch videos from the most popular video site in the word. It even allows you to set the default streaming speed, you can download videos, and a lot more.

Finally, don’t forget to download the Beautiful Queensland theme for Windows 8.1/RT/7. This theme comes with 21 wallpapers from the most enchanting waterfalls, an inspiring sunset in Fraser Island, colorful kayaks at dawn.

Welcome to Pureinfotech: Tech Recap edition. Each weekend I will bring you a compilation of articles of the week, including how-to guides, features, tech news, and more. This is simply a list with a brief description of pieces you might have missed or you might just want to read again.