Microsoft Resumes Publishing Windows Phone Apps
Microsoft said that it has resolved a certificate bug in the Windows Phone App Store that caused some users to experience errors when updating or downloading applications. Now that the bug has been fixed, Microsoft is once again publishing new applications in the Windows Phone Store. Microsoft said that it may take a day or two for submitted apps that were caught in the middle of the approval process to appear in the store.
Microsoft Lets Android Owners Compare Apps
Microsoft has released a new tool aimed at helping people switch from an Android smartphone to a Windows smartphone. AppComparison, an app for Android handsets, scans the device for apps and then finds the corresponding Windows apps.
Microsoft Debuts Hyperlapse App for Windows Phone and Android
Microsoft today released an application for Windows Phone and Android handsets called Hyperlapse. The app can be used to stabilize shaky footage or to create fast-moving time-lapse videos.
Microsoft Fixes Bugs In Windows 10 Technical Preview
Microsoft today pushed out a minor update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones. Build 10052 resolves a number of performance issues and makes a few other tweaks.
Microsoft Pledges to Clean Up Windows Store
Microsoft said it plans to more effectively enforce rules in the Windows Store in order to rid it of duplicate and questionable apps. The company will focus on four main areas: eliminating app clutter; ensuring apps are appropriately priced; distinguishing informational apps; and ensuring relevant app titles and keywords.
Microsoft Offers Its MSN Apps to Android and iOS Devices
Microsoft today expanded the availability of its MSN-branded apps beyond Windows Phone, adding them to the Google Play Store and iTunes App Store. The apps, which have evolved on the Windows Phone platform this year, include MSN Food & Drink, MSN Health & Fitness, MSN Money, MSN News, and MSN Sports.