The Windows Store is a great place to get apps for your Windows-powered device but there’s a caveat. Some of the most popular apps for Windows are not available on the Store. This includes the likes of Google Chrome, Photoshop, and Steam. This is a problem that Windows 10 S users will have to live with but at least they will have access to the world’s most popular music streaming […]
Microsoft made a surprise announcement at its Build developer conference today. The company revealed that it has been working with Apple to get iTunes listed on the Windows Store. It’s not like you can’t already install iTunes on Windows. Just head over to Apple’s website and download the package. However, having iTunes on the Windows Store is going to make the entire process a whole lot easier for users.
Microsoft had a lot of announcements to make at its Microsoft Education event yesterday. One thing that the company didn’t talk about yesterday was a new name for the Windows Store in Windows 10. A new report suggests that Microsoft might soon rename Windows Store to Microsoft Store in Windows 10. We didn’t hear anything about this possibility tomorrow so take it with a grain of salt for now.
Some great AAA games have made their way to the Microsoft Windows Store in the not so distant past, titles such as Gears of War 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Quantum Break, Forza Horizon 3, and more, so it won’t be surprising if more titles are added to the list. While nothing has been confirmed yet, it’s expected that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare might be released on the […]
Microsoft would like you to use Windows 10, it’s providing it as a free upgrade for the first year, so the company really can’t be any more clear about this. The strategy has worked to an extent, Windows 10 arrived in July this year and it is already powering over 110 million devices. In its latest effort to push Windows 10 Microsoft has decided to slash the price of thousands of […]
It was rumored back in March that Best Buy would be hosting several pop-up Samsung stores within its own retail stores. We did see that, a Samsung store within a Best Buy store, the Korean giant did it around the time it was releasing the Galaxy S4. Soon after that we heard that Microsoft was looking over the possibility of opening its Windows Store within Best Buy stores, some 500 […]
Microsoft now will require its Windows developers to submit patches within 180 days.
Microsoft announced its Windows Store has reached 100,000 apps.
Skype has been on a roll recently. They are making a lot of improvements to the service in order to make it easier for users to connect with people that they need to. Just last week, Skype was integrated with Outlook.com, allowing users to make calls directly from their email inbox. This integration with Outlook.com is due to the fact that Microsoft now owns Skype. Recently the video messaging feature was […]
The native Mail, Calendar and People apps on Windows 8 were criticized as they lacked functionality. Microsoft has addressed all those issues and starting tomorrow, it will release a major update for the aforementioned built in apps for Windows 8. Users will be able to download these updates from Windows Store. Microsoft says that these apps have been designed to seamlessly manage communication between Windows tablets and PCs using multiple […]
The Windows Store has finally crossed the 50,000 mark. It is now home to over 50,000 applications for Windows 8 and Windows RT. Despite that it is being reported that the number of apps being submitted to Windows Store is declining each month. Reportedly app submissions have slowed down substantially ever since Windows 8 was launched back in November 2012. To put things in perspective, the Mac App Store has […]
Microsoft has lifted up the Windows Store ban on 18+ rated games, which means that from now on, you are able to submit mature games for sale – assuming that the entire title has been approved for mass consumption, of course. This move comes about approximately a couple of months after Microsoft announced that they intend to maintain the PEGI 18 (“Mature” by ESRB standards) of the Windows Store, but […]
Just like a brick-and-mortar store, so too, has Microsoft decided that it is about time for something to be done about their very own virtual Windows Phone store. An expansion is in line, and it also underlines Microsoft’s seriousness in making quite the impact among mobile operating systems with their latest Windows Phone 8 effort. The Windows Phone store has been expanded to 37 new locations worldwide (Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, […]
It has been drummed into the heads and minds of many, that if you are using pirated software, it is as good as using stolen goods. Assuming you do not want to have any kind of goodwill with Santa this coming Christmas, you might want to find out just how you are able to crack and pirate apps from the Windows Store. It goes without saying, there is no 100% […]