Windows Apps

Chime in: Should Microsoft build an Android emulator to address the Windows app gap?

If there's one common complaint among the majority of Windows users, particularly Window Mobile users, it's the "app gap," or Windows's lack of …


​How to run Windows apps on your Chromebook

CodeWeavers' CrossOver, which has long enabled you to run Windows programs on Linux and macOS, now lets you run Windows programs on advanced …


CrossOver on Chrome OS lets you run Windows apps on Chromebooks

Supported on Chromebooks running Android 5.0 or later with x86 processors.<p>Over the past year or so, Chrome OS has gone from an affordable computing …

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12 Fluent elements to add to your UWP app

Code included!<p>The Fluent Design System is all about incorporating light, depth, motion, material, and scale in user interfaces. Wanna make your app …

Web Design

Yes, Windows apps will run on the Raspberry Pi: But why would you bother?

Using ExaGear Desktop to run Windows apps on the Pi drives home how little need there is to do so.<p>Google 'How do I run Windows apps on the Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

How to run Windows apps on the Raspberry Pi

This article and the video above provide a step-by-step guide on how to use ExaGear Desktop to install and run the Windows apps on your Pi.<p>If you …


How to install Windows apps on the Raspberry Pi

There are ways to get Windows software up-and-running, provided you don't mind shelling out for some additional tools.

Raspberry Pi

Microsoft is redesigning Outlook for Mac and Windows

Microsoft is working on a big redesign for its Outlook for Mac and Windows apps. The software giant revealed teasers for the new design during an Ignite conference session last month, and the goal is to simplify the user interface on both Mac and Windows versions. Spotted by <i>MSPoweruser</i>, a lot of …


Today in Apple history: Apple offers ice water to Windows users in hell

<b>October 16, 2003:</b> Six months after opening the iTunes Music Store for Mac owners, Apple expands the service to cover Windows PCs as well.<p>Steve Jobs later quips that making iTunes available to Windows owners is akin to “giving a glass of ice water to somebody in hell.”<p>A tough call for Steve Jobs<p>Like …

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Windows Compatibility - Windows app development

Try Microsoft Edge A fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 No thanks Get started<p>This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized …

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Microsoft’s SDK for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update now generally available

All developers interested in building apps for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update can now download the software-development kit now that it is …


Trello boards the desktop with Mac and Windows apps

Trello has figured out that there's life beyond the confines of a browser, so has created desktop apps for MacOS and Windows.<p>The …

Microsoft Windows

Atlassian's Trello, a popular productivity tool, finally launches Mac and Windows apps

Microsoft Windows

The next version of Windows 10 finally has a release date

The next version of Windows 10 finally has a delivery date.<p>The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available worldwide on Oct. 17. Microsoft …


Logitech intros dial-equipped Craft Advanced Keyboard for Mac & Windows

Logitech on Thursday took the wraps off the Craft Advanced Keyboard, its signature feature being the "crown," a touch-sensitive dial that can be set …


Parallels makes Windows apps work with your MacBook's TouchBar

If you're one of those Apple users who likes (or needs) to run Mac OS and Windows side by side, you'll probably be into Parallels Desktop 13. Especially if you have one of those MacBook Pros with a TouchBar. The latest version of the software makes certain apps on Microsoft's platform fully …


Packaging UWP apps

[ Updated for UWP apps on Windows 10. For Windows 8.x articles, see the archive ]<p>To sell your Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app or distribute it …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Launching an application with an URI from winform

I have a URI that launches a default program and I'm trying to figure out how to launch it from a Windows Form application. All the results on Google …


Microsoft reveals Spotify for Xbox One app

Spotify is planning to launch an Xbox One app soon, and Microsoft has confirmed its existence today. Major Nelson’s latest “this week on Xbox” video includes a brief glimpse of Spotify running as a background app on the Xbox One, confirming that the app will work while games are played. The Spotify …


T-Mobile will no longer support its Windows app by end of August

T-Mobile confirmed it will be ending support for its Windows mobile app only a year after revamping it, Neowin reports. The news was brought to users …

Windows Phone

Adobe accidentally leaks Nimbus Mac & Windows apps, offering ‘Lightroom in the cloud’

Adobe last year teased a new Mac and Windows photo editor, with the project known as Nimbus. The app appeared to borrow heavily from the simplified iPad version of Lightroom, with a key feature being that both images and edits are stored in the cloud. The idea was that users should be able to …


R.I.P. Microsoft Paint: After 32 years, popular Windows app will be ‘deprecated’

<i>Microsoft Paint is dead, long live Microsoft Paint!</i><p>It would seem the popular application, which has been included with Microsoft Windows since the …

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Tech Q&A: Essential Windows apps, secret Alexa commands, cybersecurity tests and more

<b>Personal data compromised</b><p><b>Q:</b> On your national radio show, you spoke of a site that contains a lot of personal details on us, like our age, addresses, relatives, etc. What was the name of the site?<p><b>A:</b> Thanks for listening, and yes, you should definitely check out the site. But remember, there isn’t …


LinkedIn's new Windows app integrates directly with Windows 10

Microsoft has integrated LinkedIn directly with Windows 10 in the new LinkedIn Windows 10 desktop app, rolling out this month.<p>Microsoft's LinkedIn …

Blank Layout: Untitled - Rackspace-Multicloud

In order to remain as relevant and competitive as possible, businesses large and small are investing less in data center hardware and more in cloud …

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Sight Sign - a Windows app

"How can Microsoft help Steve create another game-changing moment? It’s simple: empower him to sign a jersey….with his eyes."<p>Backstory<p>We had three …

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The Week's Top Android, iOS, and Windows Apps

It's always lovely when a bunch of health maladies hit at the same time. I'm currently tackling a cold, an angsty and swollen wisdom tooth, an …

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Microsoft to shut down Windows App Studio on Dec 1, suggests Windows Template Studio instead


Tip o’ the Week 381 – Send to OneNote

OneNote is a favourite app for many people, especially if you like taking notes using a pen. With the Surface Pro announcement, it’s apparently even …