Some would say that apps are one of the best things to happen to the Windows platform, and they would be right. While software has historically always been the forte of Microsoft’s flagship operating platform, apps have opened up exciting new horizons, elaborate new frontiers. And in order to eke out the last ounce of...

Windows 8.1 is set to debut in one week flat. The latest and greatest version of Windows will be here next Friday, and you can bet the farmhouse that Microsoft is applying the final touches to the new OS right this very moment. Speaking of touches, it is worth a mention here that the refreshed operating system is set...

The Fresh Paint app was one of the first reveals that Microsoft was working on a refresh of its Windows platform. Back in March we got an early look at a completely new version of the popular Fresh Paint app that was specifically designed for Windows Blue. Fast forward a few months and Windows Blue is now Windows 8.1,...

It goes without saying that Windows 8 is not just a radical shift in approach from Microsoft when it comes to the user interface and touch optimization, apps are also an important focus of the company’s newest platform. While most industry circles are keeping a close eye on the usability changes Windows Blue brings...