Windows Store

The Windows Store Now Hosts 175,000 Metro Apps

Onwards and upwards! Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is now starting to show some real strength, with Windows Store now offering more than 175,000 unique Metro…

VLC for Windows Phone

VLC For Windows Phone Almost Ready, Assures Developer

VideoLAN just released a much needed new version of VLC for Windows 8.1 on the Windows Store, but VLC for Windows Phone is still eagerly…

VLC for Windows 8.1

VLC For Windows 8.1 Updated, Gets New User Interface

Despite its less than perfect launch, the VLC port for Microsoft’s modern platform is a certified hit. A new VLC for Windows 8.1 has just…


Even Sony Is Now Copying Microsoft’s Modern UI

Either Microsoft is doing something right, or other companies are doing it wrong. Probably a bit of both. Sony is the newest technology titan that…


This Windows 9 Concept Brings Gloss To The Modern UI

Even with a steady amount of leaks concerning the next version of Windows, the UI of the operating system is still a mystery. This Windows…


Windows 8.1 August Update Brings Another New Modern UI Feature

Nothing earth shattering, but just something that inches the Modern UI closer to the traditional desktop environment in terms of feature sets and all that….


Microsoft Showcases 4th Of July Apps On The Windows Store

The big day is almost here for America, and Microsoft is ready to celebrate the moment. The company has just created a special new section…


Google’s Material Design Language Is Strangely Similar To Metro

Metro, Modern, Material, what’s in a name, eh? Google is currently holding its I/O developer event, and one of the first things showcased in the…


Desktop Skype Users To Get Modern Features Soon

Skype is one Microsoft service that gets updates on a regular basis, and this new one is rather interesting. Desktop users of Skype are in…


Start Menu Will Return In A Future Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft Confirms

Well, it’s official people. The Start Menu will return to Windows in a future update. Microsoft shared this exciting news at BUILD 2014, saying that…


Firefox Developer Thinks Windows 8 Is Not In Trouble, Far From It

Mozilla dropped a bomb recently when it stop development on Firefox for Windows 8, citing the slow adoption of the Modern UI as the deciding…


Microsoft Is Aware That Windows 8.1 Is Quite Different For Windows XP Users

The final three weeks. April 8 is so close, one can almost feel the sun rising on that momentous day approaching. It is set to…


VLC For Windows 8 Receives First Update, Early Download Statistics Shared

After the somber news that development on Firefox for Windows 8 was stopped, just as the web browser was about to go live, we have…


New Update For The Windows 8.1 Reader App Fixes Data Loss Issues

If you are a user of the Reader app on Windows 8.1, then you have some good news heading your way. Microsoft has just released…


Microsoft Did Not Really Help All That Much, Says VLC Lead Developer

The Modern UI port of VLC media player for Windows 8 arrived on the Windows Store late yesterday, after a lengthy, lengthy development period of…


Metro Apps In Windows 8.1 Update 1 Get Multi-Window Previews

While we have known for quite some time that the ability to pin Metro apps to the taskbar is one of the more important features…


Office VP For Marketing Drops Metro Office Hint, Talks About What To Expect

While Redmond has, so far, been awfully coy about its operating system strategy, the company is nowhere near as discreet about what is next for…


There Is No Compelling Reason To Upgrade To Windows 8, Says Expert

Windows 9 may be coming within the next year, Windows 8 has seen an expansion pack, which itself is set to receive a refresh in…


Metro VLC Player Passes Certification, Launches Soon

The moment you have all been waiting for (not really) seems to be finally here. VLC for Windows 8.1 is now primed for launch very…


Microsoft UX Designer Talks Making Metro Default In Windows 8

Microsoft took a whole bucketful of risks when it launched its modern operating platform, Windows 8. And one of these risks was making Metro the…