Deal Alert: Quick Pad is currently free for Windows 10 users
Quick Pad is a NotePad replacement which is designed to quickly jot down notes. It offers features such as the ability to use Rich Text and support for emojis, but its main selling point is support for an Always On Top mode via Mi...
Mysterious Xbox Gaming Services app show up in the Microsoft Store
by Lewis White
Microsoft’s new Xbox Gaming Services application has stealth-launched onto the Microsoft Store. While currently unknown, the mysterious application is thought to be test software designed to make UWP less of a chore. Posted on T...
Report: Apple to combine iPhone, iPad and Mac app development platform by 2021
With Windows 10, Microsoft introduced the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) that provides a common app platform on various devices that run Windows 10. The UWP offers a guaranteed core API across devices that allows developers to c...
Here is a solution if you are tired of waiting for a File Explorer with Fluent Design
Despite adding a Dark Mode, the Windows 10 File Explorer stubbornly remains a rather unstylish Win32 app. Student Luke Blevins decided to do something about it and created his own UWP File Explorer solution above, which clearly l...
Microsoft Garage’s new Sketch 360 app allows anyone to easily sketch and prototype 360 degree VR scenes
Microsoft Garage today revealed its latest project, Sketch 360. Sketch 360 is a drawing app for Windows 10 devices that be used to create 360 drawings from a single point looking out in all directions. It enables anyone to easily ...
Developers: Microsoft has released Fluent XAML Theme Editor to the Microsoft Store
Microsoft has released Fluent XAML Theme Editor to the Microsoft Store. Fluent XAML Theme Editor is a design development tool developers can use to create custom themes for UWP apps. This tool also helps with the development flo...
Microsoft promise the UWP OneNote app will be even better than the Win32 app
At this point, I suspect most of us are aware that Microsoft is deprecating the win32 desktop version of OneNote, and will not be upgrading OneNote 2016 any further. Instead, Microsoft will be pushing the UWP OneNote app and will ...
Microsoft’s Word UWP app is getting a really cool radial colour picker
Microsoft appears to be resting a new rotating colour picker for Word Mobile. Word Mobile is Microsoft’s UWP version of the app designed for touch-first tablets and phones and would, therefore, benefit most from touch-friend...
WhatsApp might be building a UWP app for Windows 10 with Microsoft’s help
Interested in a WhatsApp UWP for Windows 10? That dream may come to fruition sooner rather than later. A listing done by a Microsoft designer on Behance showcases off concepts of a WhatsApp design for Windows 10 with both a large ...
Microsoft “buries” UWP, ports Skype to React Native
We are in the age of a new, more pragmatic Microsoft, which means the company now uses the best tool for the job, rather than insisting on using a solution developed internally. Increasingly the best tool is not from Microsoft, an...