A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

Besides a redesign to make it easier for users to find new apps, the Windows Store in Windows 8.1 also comes with a few important new features, such as automatic app updates in the background, the introduction of gift cards, and the removal of app-roaming limit. Find out more after the jump.
8 Free Windows Store App Suggestions

8 Free Windows Store App Suggestions

While Windows 8 won't officially launch until October 26, there are already plenty of good apps in the Windows Store. Here's a list of eight apps that we recommend. The good news is, they are all free of charge.
Welcome to the Windows Store!

Welcome to the Windows Store!

Launching concurrently with Windows 8 is the Windows Store, a place where you can discover and download Modern-style apps for the new OS. In this article, we highlight the key features of Microsoft's latest app storefront, getting desktop apps and managing your apps across multiple devices.
The Great Intel AppUp Race

The Great Intel AppUp Race

Intel launched the Intel AppUp store just a couple of days back with about 1000 application titles, joining Apple, Android and Blackberry in the ever growing app market. You might say it's just another one of those app stores, but it's probably not what Intel intended it to be.
Enough with the App Stores Already

Enough with the App Stores Already

Intel is the latest to plunge into the 'App Store' model with a beta version for netbook apps. Is the App Store model the best distribution method?
Oh, Think of the Children

Oh, Think of the Children

Apple tightens the screws on sex-tingled content on its App Store but predictably, there are inconsistencies on what's getting banned.