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Google getting YouTube, Hangouts, Voice, and Play Music ready for Windows 10?
Oct05

Google getting YouTube, Hangouts, Voice, and Play Music ready for Windows 10?

Some really good news for Windows fans made the rounds recently, and it could result in a long-time rivalry between Google and Microsoft being put to rest, or at least brushed to the side a bit. It seems that Google might be preparing to launch a few of its spotlight services on the Windows 10 platform. Two new Lumias are coming from Microsoft this week with its #Windows10Devices event, and it looks like Google could be present to...

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Windows 10 universal support added with Lumia Imaging SDK 3.0
Sep29

Windows 10 universal support added with Lumia Imaging SDK 3.0

If you’re a Windows developer and you’ve been using the Lumia Imaging SDK toolset (and over 100 million of your apps are already), then you will definitely want to upgrade to version 3.0, just released today. Most notably, the toolset update adds in support for Windows 10 UWP (Universal Windows Platform), which means the SDK will now play nicely with smartphones, tablets and computers that are being powered by Windows 10...

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Skype for Windows 10 delayed in order to build “best experience possible”
Sep25

Skype for Windows 10 delayed in order to build “best experience possible”

Not too long ago, Skype had an outage that prevented users from being able to sign in and chat or call. Microsoft has since updated a post on its official blog that had claimed the Windows 10 version of the Skype software would be entering preview by summer 2015, a deadline that has come and gone. While talking with Windows blogger Paul Thurrott, Microsoft explained the delay to the Windows 10 application: “We want to make sure...

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Office 2016 for Windows now available
Sep22

Office 2016 for Windows now available

It’s September the 22nd and as promised the final version of Office 2016 is now available from Microsoft on the Windows universal app platform. Office 365 subscribers have had this version available in preview for a while now. It’s worth noting (and is apparent to longtime users of the newest version of the Microsoft Office suite) that the new release is not a drastic departure from the last version in terms of the...

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Windows developers: setting up and distributing Windows app promotional codes
Sep12

Windows developers: setting up and distributing Windows app promotional codes

Promotional codes are a great way to give users free access to your Windows 10 or Windows 10 Mobile app and beta test an upcoming version or even a brand new app that’s not available in the Microsoft Store yet to the general public. Each promotional code includes a unique URL that you can provide to your users, who can then click on the link to redeem and install your app or in-app product from the Microsoft Store. Through the...

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