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AdDuplex has the first Windows 10 in-app ad banner SDK and ad network

The release of Windows 10 this week also allows developers to publish apps that use Microsoft's new universal platform, which allows an app to 'just work" on any Windows 10-based device. AdDuplex is stepping in to help developers make money from those apps with the launch of their Windows 10 in-...
Cortana can now play movie trivia games with Windows Phone users

Cortana can now play movie trivia games with Windows Phone users

Microsoft keeps adding new features to its Cortana digital assistant. Some are more serious but some are just for fun, such as the latest addition that allows Cortana to play movie trivia games with Windows Phone owners. Users can simply ask Cortana, "Play the movie game", and the digital...
Staffpad on Surface

The music writing app StaffPad will get a big Windows 10 update soon

StaffPad launched their popular music writing app for Windows 8.1 in March, but the development team behind the app is not sitting around. It has revealed plans to update StaffPad to fully support Windows 10 soon, with a new user interface and more. StaffPad states: "In the coming weeks,...
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Windows 10

AdDuplex has the first Windows 10 in-app ad banner SDK and ad network

The release of Windows 10 this week also allows developers to publish apps that use Microsoft's new universal platform, which allows an app to 'just work" on any Windows 10-based device. AdDuplex is stepping in to help developers make money from those apps with the launch of their Windows 10 in-...
Staffpad on Surface

The music writing app StaffPad will get a big Windows 10 update soon

StaffPad launched their popular music writing app for Windows 8.1 in March, but the development team behind the app is not sitting around. It has revealed plans to update StaffPad to fully support Windows 10 soon, with a new user interface and more. StaffPad states: "In the coming weeks,...
Twitter talks about the design of its universal app for Windows 10

Twitter talks about the design of its universal app for Windows 10

Twitter rolled out its app for Windows 10 earlier this week, featuring design changes that tie in with Microsoft's latest OS. Twitter mentioned that its goal was to mimic the principles of Windows Phone's "personal, relevant, and connected" design, starting from the login page: Initially,...
Dropbox Windows 10

Dropbox for Windows picks up some UI tweaks as Windows 10 arrives

Now that Windows 10 has finally arrived, we're going to start seeing updates to a number of popular apps in the Windows 10 Store. Not wasting any time, developer Rudy Huyn took to Twitter to show off a new version of Dropbox that has been updated with some UI tweaks for Windows 10. Unfortunately...
One reason to keep the Xbox One Smartglass app on Windows 10 right now

One reason to keep the Xbox One Smartglass app on Windows 10 right now

With Windows 10 comes the brand new Xbox app that pulls Xbox One and PC closer together than they've ever been before. It's a great app, especially the Xbox One to PC game streaming portion, but there's one thing in particular it's missing. There's one reason to keep the Smartglass app installed...
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Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 tablets launch, Office 2016 for Windows desktop due in September

Windows 10 tablet owners can now download the final, non-beta versions of the Office Mobile apps from the Windows Store. Microsoft also confirmed that Office 2016, the next major version of its productively software suite, will be released for Windows desktop users in September. Office 2016 has...
Windows Store

The Windows Store to start carrier billing for Windows 10 PCs and tablets later in 2015

The new version of the Windows Store in Windows 10 will soon have a new way to buy apps, as well as acquire in-app purchases, via carrier billing for PC and tablet owners. In a blog post, Microsoft stated: "Today on Windows 10 we offer traditional debit and credit card options as well as...
Twitter for Windows 10

Twitter for Windows 10 is now live in the Store

Twitter has hit the publish button on its new Twitter app for Windows 10, presumably also coming to Windows Phone. In our short time with the app, we cannot say we are overly impressed but it at least looks okay and does some basic things. For instance, there is no quote RT, no pull to refresh,...
Ganiza

Ganiza – Social planning from your Windows Phone

Ganiza is a social planning app for your Windows Phone that is a new way to discover, share and plan activities with your friends. The Windows Phone app will let you see what events are taking place in your area, create new events and help you plan your social activities with friends. If you...
Android to Windows 10

Microsoft wants to keep Android app binaries unchanged when ported to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft has already announced their plans for "Project Astoria", which is designed to allow Android apps to be quickly ported over to work with Windows 10 Mobile. A recent job listing at Microsoft shows that the company wants "Project Astoria" to accomplish this task while keeping the original...

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