7 Little Words Now Available for Windows 8
Popular, brain-teasing puzzle 7 Little Words is now available as a free app for Windows 8. The new version takes advantage of features unique to Windows 8 including Snap and Live Tiles.
Caribou, Maine - Popular, brain-teasing puzzle 7 Little Words is now available as a free app for Windows 8. 7 Little Words blends the best elements of crosswords, word finds, and anagram games into mini puzzles perfect for short bursts of fun.
“Designing the app for Windows 8 PCs and tablets such as Microsoft Surface was facilitated through our collaboration with Microsoft and its development team,” says Christopher York, president of Blue Ox Technologies and creator of 7 Little Words, “I am excited to offer 7 Little Words to the rapidly growing group of Windows 8 users.”
The new version of 7 Little Words was able to take advantage of features unique to Windows 8 including Snap, which allows the user to play 7 Little Words while also surfing the web or doing other tasks, and Live Tiles, which allow the user to quickly view how many unplayed Daily Puzzles are available right from the Start Screen.
“7 Little Words is a great example of a popular game that just gets better on Windows 8 with unique features like Snap and Live Tiles,” says John Richards, senior director of Windows Apps Marketing for Microsoft Corp., “We are excited to welcome 7 Little Words for puzzle lovers on Windows 8 to enjoy.”
Released in May 2011, 7 Little Words has become a breakout success with more than 6 million downloads in English, French and Spanish. In addition to the mobile app, 7 Little Words now appears in newspapers across the U.S. including the Miami Herald and the Detroit Free Press through a partnership with media syndication leader Universal Uclick. 7 Little Words paperbacks are available from Andrews McMeel Publishing.
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