A new record! A big milestone within reach! Great news all around! The number of Metro apps continues to grow at a brisk pace, and we are miles ahead of the 5,000 count. This was, of course, the number of applications in the Windows Store that were available to users at the time Windows 8 launched. But that was...

And there you have it ladies and gentleman, the photo finish moment. Microsoft internally hoped to reach this milestone by around February this year, but here we are. More than 100,000 Metro apps are now available in the Windows Store. CEO Steve Ballmer mentioned during the BUILD conference that he expected the apps...

It seems like Microsoft is working towards a public preview version of Windows Blue. Leaks on the web have revealed that Microsoft is aggressively targeting a summer launch date for Windows Blue. In addition, it seems that Microsoft recently crossed Milestone 1 for Windows Blue and is now preparing a Milestone Preview...

Enough to make it (currently) the largest category in the fledging new apps repository. Microsoft’s Marketing head Andrew Webber reported this fact that the Windows Store has 1,421 apps in the ‘Games’ category, during the London Games Conference 2012. Of course, he said the word ‘only’ somewhere in the sentence, but...

Interesting new stats about Windows Phone. More than 100,000 apps have now been published in the Windows Phone Marketplace. New content is currently being added at the rate of 313 apps per day and as of right now, 100,145 apps have been published. Of these, 26,493 were added in the last three months and 9,391 were...