New W10 RedStone 4 feature gives side-loaded apps the second best feature of the Microsoft Store
The best feature of the Microsoft Store is the security of having your apps curated and checked, meaning it is a much safer source of applications. The second best feature is that apps are automatically updated, without needing a ...
Microsoft start ingesting and publishing the first Progressive Web Applications on the Microsoft Store
Microsoft is hoping Progressive Web Apps, an industry movement, will be the saviour of the flagging Microsoft App Store. Available in Windows 10 Redstone 4, the applications are similar to locally cached websites, and have access...
Microsoft is removing Telegram app Unigram from the Store because reasons
Microsoft’s ever-evolving store policies are about to claim another beloved third-party Windows App — Unigram. The developer for Unigram was met with a nasty surprise today, warning him that his app was at risk of bein...
Telegram desktop app updated with Sticker improvements and more
Popular privacy-focused messaging app Telegram has been updated in the Windows Store to version 1.2.14. The update brings improvements to how stickers are discovered in the app. Now when you type one emoji you will see suggestions...
Microsoft promoting Edge Extensions more in the Windows Store
Microsoft’s Edge browser is struggling to rise up to 5% market share, and one of the reasons is that it’s not perceived to be as flexible as Chrome due to having fewer plugins and extensions. Microsoft is trying to add...
State-sponsored hacking is one good reason to use the Microsoft Store for your apps
Security has always been one of the main reasons to use the Microsoft Store for your apps, and now the Turkish government has provided another example of how downloading directly from the websites of companies may not be the safes...
Spotify app from Microsoft Store blocks Windows 10’s System Restore
One of the main reasons to choose Windows Store apps over the same version of the app downloaded from the company’s website is that those apps are meant to be safer and not interfere with the operation of your PC. Unfortunat...
Microsoft shows an “incredible indifference … to developers and their fans”
As we wrote earlier, Microsoft in Germany has demanded some websites remove their apps from the Microsoft Store due to having Windows in their name, with two websites, in particular, WindowsArea.de and Dr Windows affected by the i...