Apache Cordova and WinJS

This post was written by Josh Rennert, Program Manager, Windows Ecosystem & Frameworks team Apache Cordova enables developers to build native applications by using the most common web programming languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Tapping into its set of APIs—colloquially known as plugins—permits access to the native device functionality within iOS, Android, Windows, and Windows… Read more

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 into… 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