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Oct 30th, 2018, by in Latest news

A report by BleepingComputer has shed light on a Windows 10 bug that granted certain Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps full access to a device’s file system, a great deal more than the expected limited file access. UWP apps are allowed to request this extra access, however, they are expected to explain to Microsoft what […]

Jun 21st, 2018, by in Latest news

Podcast Lounge has rebooted itself as a new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app called Podcast Lounge 2 in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 Mobile Windows phones and Windows 10 PCs. Podcast Lounge 2 is a complete redesign of the original Podcast Lounge app and features a host of returning and new features. Here’s some […]

Feb 23rd, 2018, by in Latest news

Starting in Redstone 4, developers will be allowed to opt-in to a behavior which supports running multiple instances of some UWP apps at the same time.

Feb 6th, 2018, by in Latest news

The Crypto Chart app has added several new features recently that continue to cement its position as the best free Windows 10 app for tracking Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news and trends. The app now supports parings for up to 20 different fiat currencies (US Dollar, Euro, etc) and now allows users to enable or disable […]

Nov 3rd, 2017, by in Latest news

Crypto Chart was already a fantastic lightweight app for Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 Mobile and PC for tracking numerous cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin but its recent updates have taken it to a whole new level by adding a cryptocurrency news feed, custom alerts, and a portfolio feature for tracking all […]

Sep 18th, 2017, by in Latest news

Developers creating UWP games for Xbox One, Windows 10, and Mobile will be able to access expanded resources, increased performance boost, and a larger sandbox.

Jun 29th, 2017, by in Latest news

If you’re a talented game developer with a deep interest in Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform, then you may want to participate in Microsoft’s Dream.Build.Play 2017 Challenge that just kicked off this week.

May 30th, 2017, by in How-To

Although the Windows Store is the usual place to source apps for Windows 10, it is possible to install new software from other sources. You can then run Universal Windows apps you’ve downloaded from the Internet or built yourself, without having to go through the Store. You can also sideload apps if you’d normally use […]

May 11th, 2017, by in Latest news

During Day 2 of Build 2017, it was revealed that Autodesk would be bringing their Stingray program to the Windows Store as a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app and that SAP Digital Boardroom would also be making its debut in the digital storefront albeit as a Progressive Web app. “When Autodesk introduced their UWP SketchBook […]

May 11th, 2017, by in Latest news

During a Build 2017 session called, Bring Your Desktop Apps to UWP and the Windows Store Using the Desktop Bridge, Microsoft’s John Sheehan revealed that over 1,000 desktop apps had been converted to the new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app format and/or added to the Windows Store since the launch of the Desktop Bridge initiative. […]

Mar 15th, 2017, by in Latest news

Announced just earlier today, Complete Anatomy can now be found as a UWP for Windows 10 powered devices.

Feb 27th, 2017, by in Latest news

Phil Spencer has commented on bringing more AAA games to the Universal Windows Platform.

Feb 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

The Indian news app, DailyHunt, has released a brand new version for Windows 10 PCs and tablets in the new Universal Windows Platform app format (UWP) and the release notes for the app reveal that a new app is also in development for Windows 10 Mobile. A future update will also add support for the […]

Jan 9th, 2017, by in Feature Stories, Opinion

2016 was a pretty big year for Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console and 2017 is looking to be even bigger with the launch of Project Scorpio in the second half of the year. While things are generally looking up for the Xbox One, and sales have been reflecting this improvement, there are still a […]

Dec 20th, 2016, by in Feature Stories

2016 has been a rather dramatic year for Windows phone users with the shrinking of the userbase in several regions, the implementation of the newer Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app format, and the rumors of a Surface Phone launching sometime in 2017. This, what feels like a transitional year for Windows phone, has also resulted […]

Nov 30th, 2016, by in Latest news

Adobe XD, better known as Adobe Experience Design CC, is supposedly set to be available as a Windows 10 UWP app at the end of 2016. WindowsBlogItalia was fortunate enough to do a hands-on with Adobe XD in a private beta and posted some screenshots of the app in action on Windows 10.

Nov 18th, 2016, by in Latest news

The UWP Community Toolkit brings together a number of tools for developers to use in developing their own Windows 10 apps, and it’s been updated to version 1.2.

Nov 10th, 2016, by in Latest news

The Discount shopping tool app Wish has now joined that list of UWP compatible apps, meaning you can now browse deals on a worldwide selection of trending fashion, accessories, and electronics directly at your fingertips from any Windows 10 device.

Nov 7th, 2016, by in Latest news

More details about Microsoft’s next console offering.

Oct 29th, 2016, by in Latest news

So, MEGA has shown good support for Microsoft’s minor platform with their Windows Phone app and to other small communities like with their Linux client for their online cloud storage service. The support may continue as a Tweet reveals that the company may be working on bringing us a UWP app, “as soon as possible”. […]

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