My good buddy Wes Miller is doing a valuable public service on behalf of the Windows 8 community. On his site WinAppUpdate.com, he’s keeping track of how many apps are available in the Microsoft store. From his site today: As of today, the Windows Store has 3,610 Windows Store apps available for purchase or free...

New information about Windows 8 RTM, this time from Mr. WithinWindows himself Rafael Rivera. He has joined the list of credible voices confirming the fact that Windows 8 is pretty much complete. The Quote: As you might imagine, Microsoft has in fact finalized Windows 8 already and is debating over only minor issues...

I saw this on Neowin and thought it was pretty funny. The WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, formerly the WWF) have released an app in the Windows  Store. It offers news, previews and information about upcoming events in the WWE world. You can check it out here

With Windows 8, Microsoft announced a new category of app, which they named Metro. These apps are full screen, “fast and fluid”. They also consume very less memory in comparison to their desktop counterparts. With the introduction of these new type of app, Microsoft decided to create a new way to deliver these apps to...

I read the article written by Rishu Srivastava about the Windows Store and I wanted to write a rebuttal article on it. The store in Windows 8 isn’t perfect, I’ll agree with that. There are things Microsoft did in the Windows Phone 7 store that I really like and I think would work better than what they did in the Windows...

The apps in Windows 8 Metro have evolved quite a bit since we first saw them in the Windows Store with the Consumer Preview and there is now quite a fair-sized library of apps, some big name apps and some just smaller ones. The entertainment category of the Store has seen the addition of several apps during this time,...

The good folks at Ghacks wrote a very good article where they discuss some of the issues they feel need to be fixed with the Windows Store. It’s a good piece so I thought I would share some of it with you. Check it out: Windows 8 Store Issues The store as it stands now has several issues which I’d like to discuss in...

Recently MS posted a new blog entry at the Windows Store for developers website that went into a few new details about how apps discovery works for users of Windows 8. According to a program manager on the Store Services team, Russell Wolf, there are many new features that developers have access to that will allow...

In a new post and video on the Windows Store blog, Microsoft give new details about getting applications approved in the Windows Store. The post is by Jonathan Garrigues, a Program Manager on the Windows Development Experience Team. The new app submission process has been broken into two phases. At first, the...