More Featured Articles

Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to put an end to phony app submissions

Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to crack down on phony app submissions

Microsoft announced today that it is preparing to take a more "robust" approach to its certification policy for Windows Store apps. Specifically, it looks like Microsoft is taking a more hardened approach towards filtering out clone apps from both the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store...
Windows Store

Windows Store hits 200,000 app mark, with 385,000 apps in Windows Phone Store

Microsoft has confirmed there are now over 200,000 apps in the Windows Store, and that there are currently over 585,000 apps in the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store combined. The new numbers comes from Microsoft's "By The Numbers" website, which is updated on a regular basis with new...
Latest version of Windows 10 Store brings automatic app updates, UI tweaks and 'My Library'

Latest version of Windows 10 Store brings automatic app updates, UI tweaks and 'My Library'

An update to the Windows 10 Store introduces the option to toggle automatic app updates, also bringing a "My Library" feature that gives you an overview of all the content purchased from the store. The update — which is now rolling out to Windows Insiders on the latest Insider Preview of...

Photos

Windows Store RSS Feed
Microsoft fixes Windows Store icon bug, adds support for Groove Pass

Microsoft fixes Windows Store icon bug, adds support for Groove Pass

This afternoon, Microsoft pushed out an update for the Windows Store. Version 2015.8.3.2 is now live in the Store, which updates the previous version 2015.7.22.2. In searching high and low, we could not find any differences with today's update. However, Richard Hay (@WinObs) of SuperSite for...
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...
Windows 10 Store

The final Windows 10 daily promo video looks at the new Windows Store

For the past nine days, Microsoft has been posting a series of quick videos and blog posts promoting the launch of Windows 10 under its "10 Reasons to Upgrade". The final video in the series has gone live, with a quick look at the revamped Windows Store. People with some experience with the...
Windows 10

Windows 10 users must update to build 10240 to use the new Windows Store

If you are a Windows Insider member, but have not yet updated to the current 10240 build of Windows 10, now would be a good time to do so. Microsoft is now requiring build 10240 to be installed so that Windows 10 users can access the new Windows Store. Gabriel Aul, the head of the Windows...
Windows 10 Store

Windows Store app listings, ratings and searches to get big changes for Windows 10

The new integrated version of the Windows Store will officially become available for Windows 10 users July 29, but developers and publishers are getting the heads up on the many changes that will be made to their apps' listings and ratings, along with new search algorithms in the store....
Windows 10 Store

The unified Windows 10 app store will open for developers on July 29

Microsoft's launch of Windows 10 to the general public on July 29 will be accompanied by the opening of the unified Windows Store. Developers who have created apps using Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform (UWP) framework will be able to submit them to the new Windows Store on that same day...
Apps on Windows

Microsoft: Apps on Windows site has launched but not the new unified Windows Store

Microsoft has not yet launched its unified Windows Store that it is developing for Windows 10 apps, according to a statement sent to Windows Central by a company spokesperson. Earlier this week, we reported that the unified Windows Store had launched, but in fact it was a new Apps on Windows...
Windows Store

Microsoft to unify payouts for developers with Windows and Windows Phone apps

The launch of Windows 10 later in 2015 will bring with it a storefront that will support downloading apps for both PCs and smartphones. Today, Microsoft continued to move towards that unified Windows Store with announcements of new payout setups for developers who make both Windows and Windows...
Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to put an end to phony app submissions

Microsoft wants you to stop seeing double, promises to crack down on phony app submissions

Microsoft announced today that it is preparing to take a more "robust" approach to its certification policy for Windows Store apps. Specifically, it looks like Microsoft is taking a more hardened approach towards filtering out clone apps from both the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store...
Latest version of Windows 10 Store brings automatic app updates, UI tweaks and 'My Library'

Latest version of Windows 10 Store brings automatic app updates, UI tweaks and 'My Library'

An update to the Windows 10 Store introduces the option to toggle automatic app updates, also bringing a "My Library" feature that gives you an overview of all the content purchased from the store. The update — which is now rolling out to Windows Insiders on the latest Insider Preview of...

Pages