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 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 to Cleanse Windows Store of Questionable Apps
Microsoft today announced it is making changes to the Windows Store in order to improve the quality of the apps therein. To start, it has established three main criteria apps need to pass in order to be certified for sale through the store.
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.