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Microsoft's first-party app family - Photos, Maps, Mail and Calendar, Groove and Movies & TV - has been highlighted in the latest video in Microsoft's '10 reasons to upgrade' campaign.
Windows 10 will launch for PCs next week, and for phones later this year, but the platform's 'app-gap' remains a problem. We're eager to hear which apps you want most on your Windows devices.
When Windows 8 was released, Microsoft allowed apps to be installed on up to 81 devices but with Windows 10, they are cutting back and only letting you install apps on up to 10 machines.
Microsoft has posted in their support forums that they are delaying the ability to install apps from an SD card running Windows 10; this change only impacts desktop users.
Microsoft has launched its Windows Universal App Store on the web ahead of Windows 10 release. The new store has a cleaner design with new app categories, however, it's not quite perfect yet.
Microsoft has begun notifying users that it will be shutting down several apps and that if you have any data saved in these products, you need to remove it soon or else it will be lost.
After nearly two years, the ESPNcricnfo app on Windows Phone has finally received an update adding new features and fixing bugs. Ironically, it also includes a slightly obsolete change log.
Microsoft has taken the preview label off of its Office apps for Android phones and now anyone can download the apps from the Google Play store for devices running Android 4.4 and above.
Over the past few months, Microsoft has been buying up popular apps that run on iOS and Android but if you haven't understood why, it's all about controlling the mobile experience.
In the latest build of Windows 10, Microsoft has made it possible to run multiple instances of the same Modern app - but this feature and more will be coming to other apps too.
Microsoft has announced today that they have signed up 20 more hardware partners to ship their Android tablets with Office apps pre-installed; this includes LG, Sony, Haier, Positivo and Wortman.
A hospital in London is currently conducting a program that uses the Apple Watch as a tool to help cancer patients. Apps are already being developed, which aim to help patients take their medication.
Microsoft has updated several of its apps in Windows 10 ahead of the next release of the OS to Insiders; each app now has a more consistent user interface and makes use of the hamburger menu.
Microsoft has announced that Word, Excel and Powerpoint for Android phones are ready to be downloaded from the Google Play store; the apps are still considered to be in 'preview' and are not final.
You aren't dreaming. After many years of battling third party developers and fans, Snapchat's support Twitter suggested that the company is planning to release an official app for Windows Phone.
The next version of Android is said to offer more control over what information can be accessed by apps, allowing users to deny permissions for specific data, such as photos, contacts and location.
It's no secret that there are apps in the Google Play store that have malicious intent and with Microsoft's new app porting tools, the company is making sure these apps don't make the jump too.
Microsoft has announced today several updates to the Windows Store that will help make it easier for developers to distribute apps with the new store in Windows 10.
The preview Office apps on Windows 10 just got an update. Unfortunately there's no changelog, but this seems to be prep work for the upcoming mobile release expected at BUILD later this week.
With only a few days left until the release of the Apple Watch, screenshots are being made available of various apps for the device. Today, we get our first glimpse of gaming on the Apple Watch.
A new tool allows anybody to check out screenshots from the Apple Watch of various apps, including Clear, Twitter, Yahoo Weather and Shazam, showing how developers are working with the platform.
ModernMix gives users the capability to run Windows 8 Modern (Metro) apps in resizable windows on the desktop.
As we get closer to the release of Windows 10, Microsoft is offering app developers an analysis of current market trends based on demographics, category and monetization options.
If you buy a Samsung Galaxy S6 from Verizon, the device will not come pre-loaded with Microsoft apps and AT&T appears to have removed the OneDrive app too that gave users 100GB of free storage.
In the latest build of Windows 10 for phones, Microsoft has shown that they are doing away with their design language in favor of a more utilitarian approach that is used within other ecosystems.
Kabam has decided to discontinue Windows Phone app development stating that the company is "concentrating its resources on the biggest market opportunity", mainly Android and iOS.
A new build of Windows 10 has leaked and with it comes new mail and calendar apps. After the jump we have a closer look at the UI and expect these apps to arrive in the next Insider release.
Google has released its ARC software in beta, and it allows users to run Android apps on their desktop or laptop machines through Chrome, version 40 or higher.
Microsoft has recently released Windows 10 build 10049 with Spartan for 'fast ring' Insiders, and with this new release you get the ability to test the Music and Video preview apps.
The rumors around Android apps making their way to Windows won't seem to go away, and we are now hearing more information about the plans for these apps if the project gets the full green light.
During the Windows 8 lifecycle, the name for the store apps went from Metro to Modern but as we move forward with Windows 10, they will now simply be called Windows app.
In the latest version of Windows 10, uninstalling apps and moving them between drives is getting easier thanks to updates to the settings panel in Windows 10 build 10036.
There were rumors a few weeks back about how Samsung was going to pre-load a few Microsoft apps on the Galaxy S6, and it looks like those rumors are true thanks to today's announcement.
The Windows Phone Store is facing issues in several countries, not displaying categories or search results. The extent of the problem is yet unknown but we expect it to be fixed soon.
Microsoft has updated its web-based tool used for developing for Windows and Windows Phone. The update adds a lot of new features and improvements including 8 new fully customizable theme templates.
Facebook has given us a hint as to where it sees VR technology going in the near future. The company is already creating apps and testing scenarios that might soon become commonplace.
Microsoft may soon release the first major information about universal Windows 10 apps on Xbox One, with the apps reportedly set to debut in the November time frame.
Lovestruck and horny employees are putting their employers and co-workers at risk by using dating apps that are severely vulnerable to hackers, according to a new report by IBM.
Windows 8 was nearly a complete failure on every front; it cost two high-ranking executives their jobs, failed to secure Microsoft's mobile future and failed to build a truly successful app store.
Google has pulled numerous apps from its Play Store that had been directing users to install more software, which secretly collected their personal data and sent premium-rate text messages.
Microsoft posted up a new job posting yesterday that is raising a few eyebrows about the future of the company's app strategy, and it is aligning to previous rumors of Android apps on Windows.
Microsoft has updated its website to host a new storefront for Windows apps and this could be the new face of the Windows Store that houses all of the apps for all of the company's platforms.
Bank of America is joining Chase Bank in killing off its Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 apps, with support ending in early March, and the company suggests you "just go to bankofamerica.com" instead.
Chase Bank has announced they'll officially be dropping support for Windows Phone with their app soon to disappear from the Store. The company is citing lack of users on Microsoft's platform.
In the EU, a law has been recently introduced that allows a 14-day returns policy on digital purchases. Unfortunately, this system is potentially open to abuse.
Apple has announced that its App Store has broken some pretty impressive records in terms of sales in 2015. The company has shared some interesting statistics with the public in its press release.
Today, Amazon's free app of the day promotion is not a single app, but rather a combination of over 30 different apps, ranging from games to utilities to teaching tools, and as always, all free.
Microsoft has released a new blog post showing new statistics for Windows Phone store downloads; it shows that low-memory devices top the devices list in app downloads, with a whopping 71%.
The Windows maker wants to convince devs to join it's platforms this holiday season by highlighting success stories, development tools and what it claims is a great financial opportunity.