Quite amazing what a little rebranding and a push in the right direction can do for an application. The launch of the Outlook app on the App Store is just another proof of this notion. Microsoft released a new app yesterday on the iOS platform — the official Outlook client to help people manage their inboxes. It...

I saw this on Neowin yesterday and thought it was a great idea. I would like to ask you all – what apps are you waiting for in Windows 8 that you haven’t seen yet? Do you have all the Banking Apps, Games, Travel Apps, Lifestyle Apps etc that you want? Yes I know there is not a Facebook app yet but apart from that, what...

Apple has put on its unyielding face in a seemingly intractable dispute with Microsoft over its SkyDrive iOS app. SkyDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage offering. As reported first by TNW, the impasse is caused by Apple’s strict interpretation of the rules governing its app marketplace and its readiness to go to the mat...

Apple has put on its unyielding face in a seemingly intractable dispute with Microsoft over its SkyDrive iOS app. SkyDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage offering. As reported first by TNW, the impasse is caused by Apple’s strict interpretation of the rules governing its app marketplace and its readiness to go to the mat...

And the war begins. It has been a while since Apple has locked horns with Microsoft, but the latest leaves skirmish could leave not just the future of SkyDrive on the iOS platform in doubt. The story goes something like this: SkyDrive users are given a storage limit of 7 GB for free, but those that require more can...

Mark Hindsbo, VP, US Platform Developer Evangelism at Microsoft, makes the case for why he believes developing Windows 8 apps represents the largest opportunity for today’s app developers. He made reference of course to the recent statement by Microsoft exec Steven Guggenheimer that the company has sold 600 million...

I read the article written by Rishu Srivastava about the Windows Store and I wanted to write a rebuttal article on it. The store in Windows 8 isn’t perfect, I’ll agree with that. There are things Microsoft did in the Windows Phone 7 store that I really like and I think would work better than what they did in the Windows...

There are many reasons to try Windows 8, speed-ups compared to Windows 7 being one of my personal favorite reasons. The second big reason? Windows 8’s new Metro interface. That being said, Windows 8 Metro is only as good as the apps that run within it. I’ve previously reported that these apps still need a fair amount of...

In a new post and video on the Windows Store blog, Microsoft give new details about getting applications approved in the Windows Store. The post is by Jonathan Garrigues, a Program Manager on the Windows Development Experience Team. The new app submission process has been broken into two phases. At first, the...