It appears that Microsoft is finally killing off Microsoft Store for Business and Education, as rumored last year. Customers will not be allowed to purchase paid apps after April 14, 2021.
During today's special episode of Inside Xbox, Serbian development studio Ebb Software took the wraps off a new trailer for its upcoming Giger-esque horror game Scorn. Coming to PC, and Series X.
As Microsoft previously announced, the company is shutting down the Windows Store on Windows Phone 8.1 devices today. The only way to get apps for your phone now it to upgrade to Windows 10.
Microsoft has updated a support page to reflect that beginning on December 16, the Windows Phone Store will shut down. It will still work on Windows 10 Mobile devices for the time being.
As was announced last August, Microsoft will no longer be distributing app updates for devices running Windows Phone beginning today. You'll need to update to Windows 10 Mobile for apps.
Microsoft has quietly updated a blog post from last year to state that Windows 8 devices will stop receiving app updates after July 1, 2019. Windows 8.1 will remain supported until 2023.
Since this weekend, people who are still rocking Windows Phone 8.x devices have been denied the right to download and update their apps in the Windows Store, instead getting an error message.
Microsoft today announced the dates that it will be killing off the Store on Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x. Phone users will have until next year, while PC users will have until 2023.
It would appear that LibreOffice, the free open source alternative to the Office 365 suite, has come to the Microsoft Store, but the app is published by a developer ".net", raising many questions.
The Microsoft Store in Windows 10 is reportedly going to get an updated set of features soon, including a Wish List, remote app installation, and a revamped navigation panel for easier filtering.
Microsoft is resurrecting a Windows phone feature and bringing it to the PC: remotely installing apps on your Windows 10 device via the app listings on the Microsoft Store website.
iTunes has finally made its way to the Microsoft Store. There are a number of differences from the regular install file from the Apple website that might make this new release the preferred variant.
It appears that the first wave of Progressive Web Apps (PWA) has hit the Microsoft Store, with more than a dozen PWAs now available. More apps will likely make their way soon as well.
The Microsoft Store app for Windows 10 now has a dedicated section called "Devices", which allows consumers to find and purchase Windows hardware and accessories via a separate tab.
People still using Windows Phone 8.1 devices are having trouble with the Store - and no, it isn't related to the dearth of apps. They are being hit with error 80070020 and the usual fix isn't working.
For developers who want a little bit more flexibility in terms of setting an app's base price, Microsoft has added free-form pricing. This is available for single markets and within a certain range.
Google has circumvented Microsoft's ban on any browsers that do not use Edge's rendering engine by offering an app that acts as a web wrapper for the download page for its own browser, Chrome.
Although Microsoft originally promised that iTunes would be coming to the Store before the end of 2017, Apple has finally confirmed that the product has been delayed and will arrive next year.
You can shop, albeit indirectly, for Surface hardware and accessories right from within the Microsoft Store app if you have version 11709.1001.7 of the app or later installed on your Windows 10 PC.
We've known that the Windows Store was getting a new name for about three weeks now, and the change has officially started to take place. Windows Insiders are getting a preview in the newest build.
Popular password management service 1Password has finally added its name to the sparsely populated list of services with an extension for Microsoft Edge. The extension is now available in the Store.
Blue light filtering app f.lux has just been updated to the newest beta version, which brings, among other fixes, the ability to disable its effects for each individual Windows Store app in use.
Some players have encountered an agonizing bug while playing Cuphead's WIndows Store version, leading to loss of progress as it fails to autosave. StudioMDHR has now provided a workaround.
In a similar move to what it did with the app store on Windows 10, Microsoft today pushed an Insider build to the company's consoles that changes the name of the Xbox Store to the Microsoft Store.
The Windows 10 Store will soon get an update that will allow users to not only download apps but also shop for the hardware products on the Microsoft Store website, complete with Hello authentication.
It appears that Microsoft is rebranding the Windows Store to "Microsoft Store", the same name as its online retail store, which potentially means that the company could be integrating the two outlets.
Get a copy of Rise of Nations: Extended Edition for just $4.99 on either the Windows Store or Steam until September 28. Players on both platforms will be able to play together in multiplayer matches.
Developers who choose to develop UWP games or are part of the ID@Xbox or Xbox Live Creators Program will get "full access" to the console's hardware, including complete access to the GPU and 5 GB RAM.
Microsoft is hard at work putting the finishing touches on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and with that, some new apps will try to help you help Microsoft - or yourself, of course.
Trello has announced its arrival to the Windows and Mac App Stores today. The app brings a bevvy of native desktop features and promises to transport users to a place where productivity is seamless.
It was discovered today that like the rest of the Office 2016 suite, OneNote 2016 is also available from the Windows Store, although it's not the default, as Microsoft wants you to use the UWP app.
Insiders are relied on heavily for improvements to Windows, and while some may think this is a good thing, it's never good to have "too many cooks in the kitchen" but in this case, we'll give a pass.
Microsoft has rolled out an update for its To-Do app which will eventually supersede Wunderlist, acquired by the Redmond giant over two years ago. The app is available on Windows 10, Android, and iOS.
Microsoft has quietly bumped the Windows Store device limit under the same Microsoft account to 2,000. Previously, Store apps could be installed on up to ten devices under one Microsoft account.
Microsoft began sending invitations out today, asking Insiders to try out the Office 2016 apps that have been available to Windows 10 S users in the Store. The preview expires in January.
Microsoft is helping students prepare for their return to the classroom by offering big discounts on a range of apps, including Adobe Photoshop Elements, Movie Edit Pro, Complete Anatomy, and more.
Rise of Nations: Extended Edition is on its way to the Windows Store, Microsoft has announced. Players of both Windows Store and Steam versions will be able to play together in multiplayer matches.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of several new features for Windows Store developers, including a redesigned dashboard, new analytics, and easier management of app pricing and sales.
After Microsoft announced that its classic Paint application is to be deprecated with the Fall Creators Update, it has now confirmed that the app will live on through the Windows Store.
The first official Minecraft novel has finally made its way to the Windows 10 Store. Priced at $11.99, it promises plenty of mystery, intrigue, and dangerous situations in a fantasy world.