You may recall that companies like Acer, ASUS, HP and Lenovo all announced at CES earlier this year that they would be bringing Amazon Alexa support to their PCs very soon. In fact, buzz among the bees was that an app was in development for Windows 10. The popular digital assistant used to be only available on select...

Apps and avatars, both. If you recall, it was back in May that Microsoft launched game gifting on PCs through its Store, promising to expand this functionality to include PC and Xbox applications in the future. The idea was simple — allowing users to send someone a game as a gift through the Microsoft Store. Well, as...

Some say, one can never have enough themes and wallpapers to customize a PC. Microsoft seems to agree, as the company is here with new Widows 10 themes, and by extension, wallpapers. These new packs allow users of the OS to customize their desktops with a choice of several HD backgrounds. And since Redmond is keen on...

More of a good thing is never bad, right? Well, that seems to be the driving philosophy for Microsoft, as the company has lined up even more Microsoft Store improvements for Windows 10 users. Users accessing the app repository using Windows 10 devices have access to a new design. While Redmond has also been testing...

If you are one of the few that are still rocking the old version of the operating system, then make way for some news. Stores for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are all set for retirement. Microsoft clearly wants everyone to move to the latest version of Windows, and shutting down access to the apps repository for...

Took them long enough! Microsoft Store finally has access to shopping carts. Or rather, a new shopping cart feature. Redmond has just rolled it out for both for Windows 10 and Xbox One. The announcement was actually made on Xbox Wire, confirming that this handy new option is now available to Insiders in the Skip...

Long time due, too. Redmond has rolled out a design refresh for the Microsoft Store app, the desktop one at least, along with a few new features to go with it. First noted here, this new update to the Store app for Windows 10 users implements the depth element of the company’s new Fluent Design System, with the...

If reports are to be believed, Microsoft is all set to roll out some new features for Microsoft Store, many of them quality of life improvements that the company actually already made available previously. On the Windows Phone platform, so to say. Along with other small new features here and there to improve the...

Or rather, a Departments menu. Microsoft Store, formerly known as the Windows Store, has come a long way from its early days, where it offered just apps. And well, games, if you want to call them that. True to the rebranding, and amid some Fluent Design changes, the software titan has amped up its repository in a...

End of the line, shorty! Microsoft is all set to retire Old Skype for Windows 10 versions and has asked users to upgrade or lose their Skype conversations. The cutoff date? May 25. Apparently, the company has started emailing users about this change, requesting them to make the move to the most recent version of the...