Great news for owners of Atom-powered netbooks!

Intel has launched a hub where you can browse, download and manage FREE and moderately priced apps for your beloved gadget. It's called Intel App Up!

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Here's how to use Intel App Up:

First, download App Up software via this link and install the program to your netbook. Simply follow installation instructions, then click Intel AppUp software icon on your desktop to launch the program. Now you can browse App Up's ever-growing collection of applications and install the ones you like on your netbook.

What are the minimum system requirements?

Intel App Up will run on any Intel Atom-powered netbook running Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Windows 7 Starter Edition, Windows 7 Home Basic and Windows 7 Home Premium.

What are some of the more popular apps on App Up?

Well, there's Fizy Desktop for your infinite internet music playlist. WikiHow, on the other hand, features more than 60,000 articles on how to do a variety of stuff. Port-A-Vision is handy for converting various video file types. As for games, App Up has BlackJack and Droplitz Lite, which are both free.