Category - Windows 10 Applications

Category: Windows 10 Applications

Microsoft Adds More Bloatware For Windows 10 US Users

Not the best news to end a week, but Microsoft, it seems, is adding another name to the list of apps that come preinstalled with Windows 10. At least, for users in the United States. The en-US version, so to say. Which is actually something a lot more users install, not just the ones based in …

Windows 10 Users, Get Ready For A New Ad Type

Hope you like fries with your ads, because Microsoft is bringing more of them in Windows 10. A ton more, in fact. Speaking of ads here, not fries, obviously, as the company has just announced a new type. Playable ads, it calls them. And they are coming to Windows 10 apps in the Store. Of course, …

BBC Retires Its Windows Phone App

So, it finally happened. BBC has become the latest company that can no longer find a reason to maintain and support its Windows Phone app, We knew they were contemplating something like this, and now the company has pulled the plug on iPlayer, its popular multimedia application. Instead, the company recommends users to switch to the …

Microsoft Sees Windows 10 UWP Apps And Games Helping Xbox One

The company certainly seems to playing the long game here. And one of the more important pieces of the puzzle is native support for UWP apps and games on Xbox One. Select Windows 10 apps are already supported on the gaming console. But according to Phil Spencer, this compatibility will be amped up in Xbox One, …

Groove Music, Movies & TV Apps Receive Major Updates

Microsoft has refreshed two key Windows 10 apps with major updates, with both Groove Music and the Movies & TV apps picking up a range of new features and options with this latest refresh. Groove gets the ability to share playlists, while video overlay arrives for Movies & TV. For the former, users can now share …

Microsoft Finally Brings Kaizala App To Windows 10 PCs, Phones

It was exactly a year ago, to this day, in fact, that Microsoft Garage launched its Kaizala app on Android, before making it available for iOS last June. And now, it finally hits home turf. The company’s experimental unit has now launched the app for Windows 10 PCs and phones. Primarily designed for small and medium …

Microsoft Announces Major Improvements For Mail And Calendar Apps

The Mail and Calendar apps for Windows 10 are finally seeing some action, as Microsoft has announced a range of improvements coming to both these very popular applications. We have known for some time that Focused Inbox is one of the new features planned. In fact, the software titan has been testing it out currently — …

OneNote For Windows 10 Gets The Ability To Save Images

Among a whole array of other things. Microsoft has just rolled out a pretty substantial update to OneNote for Windows 10, and the app now has features like password protection and the ability to save images. This is the same refresh that was rolled out to Windows Insiders in the Slow ring two weeks back. The …

You Can Now Create Sticky Notes From The Windows 10 Taskbar

Microsoft has rolled out an update for its Sticky Notes app in the Windows Store, and this new version now allows Windows 10 users to create notes straight from the taskbar. The Stick Notes app is, of course, an important part of the Windows Ink experience that made its debut with the Anniversary Update. And now …

BBC iPlayer App For Windows Phone Being Pulled

Seems like the start of the new year has pushed even more developers away from the Windows Phone platform, with the BBC iPlayer app for the mobile OS the newest to be pulled. Instead, the company says that Windows users should use the browser instead. The app will be pulled from the platform in April this …

Windows 10 Offline Maps Get A Big Update

Microsoft has released a notably large update for the offline mapping data that is made available to Windows 10 users, and this refresh focuses on specific regions. Specific regions that users might want to navigate without an internet connection. All these handy new improvements are available on both PC and mobile devices running the latest version …