Five years since the initial launch, Microsoft Teams is finally available for download from the Microsoft Store. The app is available on Windows 10 and 11 with some puzzling differences.
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Microsoft's recent change of the Quick Assist app which now requires installation from the Microsoft Store instead of it being available as a native app has failed to please most Windows admins.
It is time for Windows users to cast their votes and pick the best apps from the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 and 11. Go help your favorite apps to get a 2022 Microsoft Store App Award.
Feedback Hub has a section dedicated to the Microsoft Store, where you can find what features and changes users want to see. Here are the most popular feedback posts that Microsoft is yet to address.
The official and free version of Audacity is finally on the Microsoft Store. Although the original is free, MS Store has about a dozen knockoffs with three of them charging for downloads.
The Microsoft 365 Roadmap revealed Microsoft's plans to release Teams in the Microsoft Store to provide users with an easier way to download and install the popular messaging application.
Join us as we recap an exciting week in the Microsoft-verse full of Windows Easter eggs, news about cybersecurity incidents involving Lapsus$ and others, and gaming news including DirectStorage.
Although the Microsoft Store for Windows 11 and Windows 10 is in a much better place than it was a year ago, there is clearly room for improvement, at least when it comes to transparency.
Microsoft today invited nominations for the best third-party apps available on the Microsoft Store. The firm has provided a form to fill in and also outlined the selection criteria for such apps.
This was an extremely busy week in the Microsoft-verse with news items spread across multiple domains including sanctions on Russia, a surprising loss for Defender, and a bunch of web enhancements.
Microsoft is seemingly updating the online experience for the Microsoft Store, bringing it in line with the Windows 11 design language (rounded corners!) and offering unpackaged Win32 apps as well.
Microsoft has announced a series of steps that it is taking to aid Ukrainian authorities and civilians. It has also detailed how it is dismantling Russian state-sponsored propaganda on its platforms.
Microsoft has announced that it is bringing the capabilities of the Xbox HDR Game Calibration to Windows. A skeletal implementation of it is currently available in Windows 11 Dev Channel build 22557.
Microsoft has unveiled the "Open App Store Principles" for storefronts. All of them apply immediately to the Microsoft Store while some are gradually being enforced for the Xbox Store.
Following the arrival of the WhatsApp Beta app on the Microsoft Store, the company has added several new features to improve the app experience. It gets even better with dark mode support.
Intel released a new driver version 220.127.116.110 today. The new driver resolves graphics glitches in Forza Horizon 5, among others, and fixes a crash issue in the Microsoft Store version of Dirt 5.
Microsoft is developing three new and separate channels to deliver updates to Windows 11. These will offer new features and work over and above the Cumulative feature Update delivered once per year.
DevToys, a neatly organized collection of tools that developers need frequently, has reached version 1.0. With Smart Detection, the Windows 10/11 app can quickly detect the optimum tool needed.
It appears that the WhatsApp Desktop app available via the Microsoft Store is about to get a Windows 11 makeover soon. The development team has reportedly transitioned to WinUI 2.6 for this purpose.
It looks like third-party widgets are indeed coming to Windows 11 according to a new leak. The leak shows purported details regarding publishing, registering, and integration of third-party widgets.
After a flood of Wordle clones - including those charging a premium - hit the App Store in the past few days, Apple is finally taking charge against copycats by removing them from the storefront.
CCleaner, a popular Windows PC cleanup tool, has made its way to the Microsoft Store. The Redmond company and CCleaner have had a past filled with some animosity which makes this pretty interesting.
Apparently Microsoft has started rolling out the Media Player app to non Insiders, but with no known store listing we have found a way for any Windows 11 user to install it, if they want.
In our recap for the last week of 2021, we walk you through all the important stuff that happened in the world of Microsoft in the past few days, with a dash of nostalgia for good measure.
Microsoft has fixed the problem between the Microsoft Store and WSATools whereupon the app would not show up on the Store when a user searched for it, a fake app was appearing in its place.
A new imposter app for WSATools has appeared on the Microsoft Store which comes up when you search for "WSATools". This app seems like a copy-paste hack job of the still missing WSATools.
Microsoft had released a WSL app on its store back in October. With the new Dev Channel build 22518, the firm has reminded everyone about the new app. The new build also brings some new changes.
While Windows 11 is far from a perfect OS and still feels like a work in progress, there are still a lot of things to like about it. Read on to know about the top five things I love about it.
Microsoft had removed a software called WSATools from its Store without providing detailed reasons. The firm has now "apologized" and restored it, although it was "rightful" in removing it.
It has been an exciting week in the world of Microsoft thanks to lots of Windows updates and builds, and the Surface Laptop SE and Windows 11 SE. Find out more about this in our latest weekly digest.
Windows 10 non-Insiders will begin to receive the newly designed Microsoft Store starting today. Aside from the looks, the new Store works with win32 apps, among others, making development easier.
Microsoft is internally testing updates to the Xbox app on PC which would allow gamers more control over the games they have installed from the Microsoft Store and open the door to modding too.
WSATools has been pulled from the Microsoft Store by Microsoft itself. The software allowed users to sideload android APKs without going into much hassle like that of using the adb command line.
Mozilla has announced the release of its Firefox web browser through the Microsoft Store now that the Redmond tech giant has changed its policies regarding web browsers on its storefront.
The capability to run Android apps in Windows 11 is now available for Dev Channel Insiders. That said, the usual caveats apply. It's a U.S.-only experience and only some apps are officially available.
The revamped Microsoft Store from Windows 11 has made its way to the Windows 10 Release Preview ring. It features a full redesign and support for almost all apps including Win32, but no Android.
Microsoft has published guidance for developers, explaining how they can optimize their Android apps for Windows. It also indicates that the Amazon App Store will initially have a few apps only.
The Microsoft Store is now another distribution channel that users can utilize to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on their Windows 11 machines. It will enable a faster update cadence.
The Microsoft Store in Windows 11 has gone through a major revamp. If the OS had shipped with Android apps support via the storefront on launch, we think Microsoft would've had a winner on its hands.
Microsoft has announced that the Epic Games Store and Amazon Appstore are coming to its storefront in Windows 11 soon. Two competitors to Microsoft Edge have made it to the Microsoft Store already.