Some things are just to be expected. The retirement of the Reader app that Microsoft created for users of Windows 8, and brought along for the ride in Windows 10 as well. But with the Edge web browsers gaining the ability to display PDF files, it was only a matter of time before the company pulled the plug on this...

If you are a user of the Reader app on Windows 8.1, then you have some good news heading your way. Microsoft has just released an update for the application that brings along some important fixes. One pesky little issue that had been plastering users affected the overall reliability of the app in many cases, and on...

Redmond is on bit of a roll lately when it comes to updates to Windows 8 apps. The company is preparing to lay the turf for the release of Windows 8.1, the first upgrade to its new platform that is set for release in a couple of months. But upgrades are one thing — regular updates are another. And Microsoft seems to...

  New from Windows 8 Secrets co-authors Rafael Rivera and Paul Thurrott. Seems like Windows 8 will have it’s own native PDF reader called Modern Reader. Also of interest.. Of even more interest, perhaps, Modern Reader is the first actual AppX application we’ve uncovered. AppX is a new type of packaged application model...