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CCleaner Lands on the Windows Store, Ending Long-Running Microsoft Feud

CCleaner is now available on the Microsoft Store for Windows 11 users despite Microsoft previously flagging the app as a PUA.

Windows 10: How to Stop Unwanted Windows Store Apps from Installing

Windows 10 ships with bloatware, with many users left stuck with unwanted apps such as Candy Crush. Here you can read how to stop the Windows Store from reinstalling these apps aka. crapware or junkware.

Microsoft Removes Google Chrome Installer App from Windows Store

Less than a day after it appeared, the Google Chrome installer is no longer available. Microsoft says the direct browser link violated several of its policies.

Google Chrome Has Landed on the Windows Store, but It’s Just a Download Link

A Google Chrome app has arrived in the Microsoft Store, but it's not quite what users expected. The app is simply a web wrapper for the app's site and provides no extra functionality. The app has a 1.5-star rating.
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Microsoft Store (Windows Store Rebrand) Launches with Fall Creators Update

Microsoft Store is the new storefront experience for Windows 10 and Xbox and will be rolling out in stages alongside the launch of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

Microsoft’s Windows Store is Full of Apps Offering Pirated Content

Users on the Windows Store have easy access to many apps that offer illegal content such as movies and music. These apps are presented as part of Microsoft’s trending now section.
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Microsoft Won’t Kill Paint Completely: 32-Year Old App Will Continue Its Life in the...

Microsoft has allayed fears of Paint's death, announcing that it will return as a Windows Store app, while many features will be built into Paint 3D. It's not yet known when the new app will launch.

Microsoft Releases LinkedIn App for Windows 10 to the Windows Store

The LinkedIn app comes to provide a fully Windows 10 integrated experience, providing real-time notifications in the Action Center and the Live Tile.

Microsoft Releases Ubuntu Linux for Windows 10 to the Windows Store

Thanks to the highly-anticipated app you can now run the Ubuntu Linux Terminal on any Windows 10 Insider build over 16215. Learn how to install and run the application.

Paint.NET Developer Confirms Windows Store Version

The developer behind the popular Paint.NET image editor says he is prioritising brining the app to the Windows Store using Microsoft Desktop App Converter.

Microsoft Brings SUSE Linux to Windows Store Insiders

With two new SUSE Linux offerings in the Windows Store, distributing the open source platform on WSL is much easier. Microsoft has made SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and openSUSE available to Windows 10 Insiders.

Microsoft Introduces Full Office Apps on the Windows Store

A month after making an announcement, Office apps like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint can now be downloaded from the Windows Store. Microsoft used its Project Centennial tool to convert the desktop apps to 32-bit versions.

Windows Store Rebranding as Microsoft Store for Windows 10 Business and Education

Recently updated documentation shows that the Windows Store for Windows 10 Education and Business will be rebranded as the Microsoft Store. It is unclear if the change will be made on the normal Windows Store.
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Microsoft Brings Win32 Office Suite Apps to the Windows Store

With the introduction of Win32 Office apps in the Windows Store, Windows 10 S customers can use Office offline, an important differentiator against Google’s Chrome OS.
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Spotify Comes to Windows 10 Through the Windows Store

Music streaming giant Spotify is bringing its app to the Windows Store within the next few weeks. This is the Win32 application brought to the store through Microsoft’s Project Centennial.
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Microsoft Edge to Get Own Windows Store Update-Channel with Redstone 3 Update Later This...

According to reports, Windows 10´s Edge browser updates will get separated from the OS to speed up its development. The change is expected to become effective with Windows 10 Redstone 3 which is due in September 2017.

Microsoft’s Lockdown Designer Brings Windows 10 Mobile Customization to the Windows Store

The Lockdown Designer is now available for Windows 10 Mobile devices. The app allows users to customize their devices and lock down certain apps and features with downloadable xml files.
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Microsoft Kills Off Game Emulators on Windows Store

In what could be another reason to send Windows phone users to Android, Microsoft has now banned all emulators on the Windows Store.

Windows Store Update Allows PC Users to Download Apps to Xbox One with Creators...

Windows Insiders on the Fast Ring now get the ability to download Windows Store apps on PC and also install them directly to Xbox One. Other Creators Update changes for the store include interactive notifications and a new download progress bar.
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Study by Developers Suggests Windows Store Is Poised for Growth

A survey of over 500 Windows Store users reveals that while users have many gripes with it, many users would still recommend it to friends. The data suggests that while usability is great, the store needs more quality apps.

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