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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Newspeye

With the way Microsoft’s modern operating system targets tablet users, it comes as no surprise that news readers are among the most popular apps on…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: TechCrunch

It is mildly amusing how some of the biggest technology websites have faltered when it comes to creating apps for Windows 8. AOL might be…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: News Republic

Another news app? Well, why not. Particularly if it is so well designed and feature rich like this one. Already a star on other mobile…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Reuters

It is not often we cover two news apps in one week, but after highlight NBC News recently, it is time for another quality addition….

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: NBC News

Considering the close association Microsoft enjoys (or enjoyed) with NBC, it came as no surprise that an official NBC News app arrived on the Windows…

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BUILD 2014 is coming soon. What are you looking to learn about from Microsoft?

So this year the BUILD conference will be held in my former play area – San Francisco. I’ll be there for a few days to bring…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: The Huffington Post

Another official client has landed on the Windows Store. And this time The Huffington Post is in on the action, with an application that brings…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Discovery News

Discovery is another one of the companies that have taken to development on Microsoft’s new platform, and it has just launched another loaded little app…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Flipboard

You would be surprised what 592KB worth of data in apps gets you these days. Take the official Flipboard app, for instance, that has finally…

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Windows 8.1 App Watch: Medium Reader

Curiously named, this is a reader app that provides Windows 8 users access to the content published on the popular publishing platform, Medium. And it…

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App Watch: Weave News Reader

News reading apps are all the rage on mobile platforms currently, and Windows 8 already has a few good apps available for this purpose. Now…

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App Watch: Newseen

Have space for another little news reading app, one with a bit of a social sparkle? Well you better, because this is one is one…

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App Watch: Readiy

There already are a few good news feed readers (RSS) available on the Windows Store, but this new one aims to offer a lot of…

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App Watch: Rockmelt

The past week or so has seen a bit of a flurry of high profile Windows 8 apps make their debut on the Windows Store….

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Windows Blue Public Preview will be here in June 2013

Microsoft Windows chief Julie Larson-Green confirmed at the Wired Business Conference today that developers will be able to download and install the Windows Blue update…

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So regarding my interview with Adam Hartung

So regarding my interview with Adam Hartung. The response to this article has been fantastic. A lot of people have emailed me saying that they absolutely agree…

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App Watch: CNN App For Windows

While the number of available apps on the Windows Store is continually rising, a disconcertingly large proportion of applications for Microsoft’s new platform are from…

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Steven Sinofsky offers a “trip report” about CES 2013

Former Windows Head Steven Sinofsky updated his blog with a disturbingly detailed recounting of CES 2013. Ironically, if you didn’t attend CES this year, this blog…

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How Windows 8 SAP applications are a blueprint for Windows 8 enterprise success

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How many licenses sold would make Windows 8 a success?