Updates to the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store policies

This week we released updated app certification policies on Dev Center for Windows Phone apps and Windows Store apps and accompanying updates to the Application Developer Agreement.  This update adjusts the policies to make them more clear and easier to understand, revises the privacy policy statement and combines the Windows and Windows Phone policy documentation… Read more

Windows 10: Security and Identity Protection for the Modern World

There’s been so much excitement and energy around the Windows 10 Technical Preview – including incredible momentum around the Windows Insider Program, where we recently hit 1 million total registrants, and over 200,000 pieces of user-initiated feedback. Thank you for signing-up for the program and providing us with your feedback! We want Windows 10 to… Read more

Magic For This Election Season

We are proud to announce that Microsoft has teamed up with CNN to help people learn and get more involved this election season, on the run-up to the 2016 Presidential race. Through this partnership with Microsoft, CNN has launched a significantly upgraded version of the “Magic Wall” used by CNN’s Chief National Correspondent, John King…. Read more

Toshiba announces Satellite Radius 11 2-in-1 PC

Toshiba has announced a new 11.6-inch 2-in-1 PC: the Satellite Radius 11. The Satellite Radius 11 has a two-axis “flip-and-fold” hinge that rotates 360-degrees, allowing the device to easily convert from laptop to tablet simply by pushing back its touchscreen. You can use it in 5 different modes: Laptop, Tablet, Tabletop, Presentation and Audience. A… Read more

E FUN announces new 10.1-inch Windows tablet

Today, E FUN is announcing a new 10.1-inch Windows tablet as part of their Nextbook line that comes with a detachable POGO keyboard for an amazing 2-in-1 experience. This new Nextbook Windows 2-in-1 tablet will be available for $179 in mid-November at Walmart stores nationwide with pre-orders via Walmart.com beginning October 23rd. It will be… Read more

Windows App Studio Beta adds 9 languages and Windows Phone 8.1 sideloading

Since launching 14 months ago the response to Windows App Studio Beta has been nothing short of incredible. From small business owners to skilled developers learning the basics of our platform, our more than two million users have created just under 1 million app projects, and published almost 50,000 apps to the Windows Store and… Read more