Spring cleaning? Perfect time for it. Microsoft have given the Windows Store another round of cleaning, removing several fake and low quality apps along the way. As a result, the total number of apps in the store dropped significantly last week. You may recall that Redmond promised last year to remove junk from the...

I guess if you want to really nip the evil in the bud, you have to pay attention to the source. Windows 8.1 scam apps, really expensive ones, are still being approved for the platform. This, despite assurances from Microsoft that the company will clear the Windows Store of these low quality submissions. Redmond even...

Microsoft have done well to convince developers to bring quality applications to the Windows platform, but Windows 8.1 scam apps are a reality too. Good thing then that the company has started a crackdown on these low quality scam and spam software on its repository — several items that did not meet the requirements...

Or rather, the issue of approving fake and scam applications. The Windows 8 app quality problem will take care of itself in time, but apps that try to trick users into buying or downloading? No sir, that is just not on! Redmond touched upon this issue in 2012, and removed a lot of these low quality applications. But...