Windows 10 news recap: Microsoft Store gains a tabbed interface, Windows Phone 8.1 app store to be closed, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Windows 10 Microsoft Store gets new tabbed interface that better highlights PC games and Deals

A new update for the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 brings a tabbed interface that aims to better highlight the available PC games and deals.

Microsoft to shutter Windows Phone 8.1 app store in December

This December, Microsoft has announced it is to close the app store on Windows Phone 8.1, a sign of the platform continuing to show its age. Apps installed on a device should continue to work fine, but if uninstalled or removed in anyway it will not be possible to reinstall an app.

Surface Pro and Surface Laptop devices get new firmware updates with battery life improvements

New firmware updates for the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop aims to deliver improvements to battery life.

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Microsoft to fix persisting issues with Windows 10 Start Menu in upcoming update

An upcoming update is aiming to fix issues that persist with the Windows 10 Start Menu following last month’s Patch Tuesday.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news.