Microsoft has released new widgets for Windows 11. They allow you to monitor your system performance without opening Task Manager or downloading third-party apps. Here is how to enable those widgets.
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From leveraging AI in its productivity suite to exploring the possibilities of techno-humanism, Microsoft continues venturing into the AI era as it embraces its power in its products and services.
Microsoft has revealed the winners of the Microsoft Store App Awards event that highlights the best Windows apps in five categories: tools, productivity, creativity, audio/video, and personalization.
Microsoft has announced three significant changes for those wanting to publish apps in the Microsoft Store: new features for PWAs, faster Win32 certification, and Android app submission open to all.
Microsoft is expanding its Store Ads program with new features and regions. Developers will soon be able to promote apps in the Bing Search results and utilize new banners in the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft has unveiled a new set of AI-powered capabilities for the Microsoft Store—Windows 11's app marketplace to get AI-generated review summaries, keywords, and a dedicated AI Hub.
Without much fanfare, Microsoft has restored one of the "game-changing" features in Windows 11. After sitting neglected for months, Spotify integration in Windows 11's Clock app is working again.
Several weeks ago, Microsoft released a redesigned Weather app infested with MSN News and ad banners. After an outbreak of criticism, the software giant gave in and removed news and ads.
By popular demand, Vivaldi Technologies has brought its Chromium-based browser to the Microsoft Store, giving customers an alternative method to download Vivaldi on Windows 10 and 11.
Microsoft has begun rolling out a brand-new update for its Xbox consoles. This one carries new features like search filters for the store, more Discord integrations, plus Xbox controller fixes.
In 2021, Panos Panay called Windows 11's Spotify integration a "game-changing" productivity feature. Unfortunately, it stopped working over three months ago, and Microsoft does not seem to care.
Microsoft Store App Awards 2023 community choice voting is now open to everyone, allowing users to vote for the best applications for Windows 10 and 11 in five distinct categories.
Here is how to remove game DLCs downloaded from the Microsoft Store on Windows 11 when you want to reclaim storage on your drive, troubleshoot a game, rage-quit it, or for any other reason.
Here is an app that can help you debloat, optimize, tweak, and service Windows 11 with a clean, easy-to-understand UI, convenient explanations and tons of various options for all sorts of users.
Fluent Emoji Gallery, a new app for Windows 11, is now available in the Microsoft Store, providing you access to three emoji styles, the option to save them as PNG or SVG, and more.
Apple has released new updates for its recently released Windows applications. Apple Music Preview now supports Windows media keys and lyrics, plus the company fixed several annoying bugs.
Microsoft has started rolling out a redesigned Weather app for Windows 10 and 11 (MSN Weather). The latest version features a brand-new design paired with a news feed and recommended content.
As part of the Microsoft Store Spring Sale, prospective customers can buy the Surface Laptop 4 with significant discounts of up to $500 off. The minimum discount is $300. The sale ends on April 20.
Microsoft has updated its Surface app to introduce many new capabilities, bug fixes, and stability improvements. The latest version of the app with new features is now available on Microsoft Store.
The Microsoft Store is selling new Xbox wireless game controllers for as much as $20 off their normal price, including discounts on its special edition camo designs and the Stellar Shift color.
WSATools, a third-party app for sideloading Android applications on Windows 11, has reached version 1.0.0. The update is now available in the Microsoft Store, bringing APK bundles and ARM64 support.
Windows insiders in the Canary Channel can download a new version of Snipping Tool. It is now rolling out with a fix for the screenshot-recovery vulnerability recently spotted in Windows 10 and 11.
Microsoft has released a new version of the WinUI 3 Gallery app, a set of controls and styles for apps build with Windows App SDK. The latest version adds a new section, better design, and bugfixes.
Microsoft has just opened nominations for the annual Microsoft Store App Awards, "the most anticipated event for the community." Anyone can submit their favorite Windows apps for the upcoming voting.
In a new interview, Microsoft's Xbox head Phil Spencer says it wants to be a "credible third-party alternative" when it comes to app stores on mobile devices but it may take a while
The Files App has received another feature update with a bunch of notable changes. Version 2.4.40 is now available for download with a tags editor, better context menus, and various bugfixes.
If you are a fan of the Mica effect on Windows 11 and wondered if you could some app based on that inside Windows 10, then such an app is available now for download on Microsoft Store.
Microsoft has released a new update for its Store on Windows 10 and 11. The latest release, which is available to insiders in the Dev Channel, brings multiple design improvements and refinements.
Microsoft has released an updated Windows Web Experience Pack, bringing the ability to use Windows Widgets without a Microsoft Account from Windows Insiders to all Windows 11 Stable users.
Microsoft has released a major update for its MSIX Packaging Tool. The new update brings support for portable apps, new Package Editor improvements, child process monitoring, and more.
The latest update for the Files App delivers Quick Access and favorites sync with the stock File Explorer, a new tags widget, an improved renaming experience, an SMB credentials prompt, and more.
Microsoft is now letting all Windows developers promote their desktop apps with the Microsoft Store Ads program. It also announced that the Microsoft Store is now fully open for selling Win32 apps.
The latest Windows 11 version has fancy new audio and brightness flyouts. Those stuck on Windows 10 or unwilling to upgrade can also taste something more modern thanks to this free application.
Microsoft has released a new first-party widget for its operating system. The latest update for the Phone Link app adds a new widget that allows checking your phone's status and notifications.
A new version of the Snipping Tool app is now available for Windows Insiders to download from the Microsoft Store. The latest release adds the much-needed option to pause screen recording.
Apple has finally released Music, TV, and Devices apps for Windows. Preview versions are now available for download, making it easier for Windows users to access Apple's most popular services.
Here are eleven apps (one paid and ten free) for Windows 11 we consider must-haves. These will boost and polish some of the existing features or add the capabilities Microsoft has yet to implement.
Those unhappy with Microsoft moving the Quick Assist app to the Microsoft Store will be glad to learn that Microsoft has updated the original app and now promises to continue supporting it.
Microsoft has backported another Windows 11 app to Windows 10. The updated Windows Media Player (do not confuse it with the classic WMP) is now available for download in the Release Preview Channel.
Cider is a third-party Apple Music client for those who suffer from using iTunes on Windows or, even worse, the web-based Apple Music client. It is a feature-packed app that Apple somehow cannot make.