The Windows personal computing hegemony has been put on the defensive as computing has become more mobile. Unlike rival OSes Windows is designed for the range of personal and professional productivity. Can Microsoft's duo user approach ensure Windows remains for everyone and for everything we do?
Microsoft is focused on both consumers and the enterprise. Few company's have the reach, depth, resources, partners and core belief to enable them to deliver a comprehensive enterprise and consumer array of products and services. How deep does this duo user philosophy go? And can it help mobile?
Enpass is a popular, cross-platform password manager that secures all your data locally on your device. It allows managing your passwords, login details, credit card numbers, bank details, ID numbers, and more and there's a wide range of categories and customizable templates.
Project Centennial is Microsoft's bridge between classic Win32 desktop apps and Universal Windows apps, available primarily via the Windows 10 Store. At Build 2016, Microsoft demonstrated how industry-leading accounting app, Sage, will hit the Windows 10 Store as a result of the Project Centennial bridge.
Microsoft's ecosystem has a considerable app gap compared to iOS & Android, despite efforts to resolve it. Thus, many fans have joined critics in their negative commentary of the platform. This big problem requires a big solution. Will Microsoft position itself as a mobile development platform?
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney recently submitted a now-infamous Guardian piece slamming the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) as a nefarious attempt by Microsoft to ensnare PC game developers in an iOS-like app store hell. Here's why I think Microsoft deserve the benefit of the doubt.
Microsoft's Xbox head Phil Spencer posted some comments on his Twitter account addressing Epic Games's Tim Sweeney's major issues with the Universal Windows Platform and how it is being used in PC gaming. Spencer says more information on the Xbox's plans for UWP will be revealed at the company's Build 2016 developer event in late March.
This week, Microsoft announced that they had acquired Xamarin. What does this news mean and why did Microsoft drop a few hundred million for them and now? Our guest writer - and old developer friend - Jay Bennett explains.
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, first announced its Windows 10 app back in December and now the company is announcing that it will be pre-installed on millions of Windows 10 compatible devices in 2016.
Two Dots is an interesting game for your collection should you be a massive fan of titles where the goal is to connect dots. The game has made the leap to Windows 10 as a Universal listing, allowing you to play through on your mobile, as well as a tablet.
Universal software that can run on Windows 10 devices, including PCs, tablets, phone, or the Xbox One is referred to as Windows apps. Some software written for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 also fall into this category, as they can share upwards of 90 percent of their code. The term is used to distinguish between apps built on the Windows universal app platform and traditional x86/...
One of my favorite Twitter apps is now re-written from the ground up as a universal Windows app (UWP). Tweet It! for Windows is now available for PC, tablet and phone and I'll show you what's new. Plus, if you act fast maybe you can win one of 20 free codes!
The popular iOS and Android game World of Tanks Blitz is now listed in the Store as a universal Windows 10 app, but there is a catch. Currently, you can view the listing, description and screenshots, but you can't yet download it.
Many of the newer digital cameras now have built-in Wi-Fi that can easily connect them with smartphones or your desktop wirelessly. If your older camera does not have that feature, you can rely on Eyefi Mobi cards for instant photo transfer. The Eyefi Mobi app launched for Windows Phone 8.1 in June and it has just been updated as a universal app for Windows 10.