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Windows 8.1 on your big screen with Miracast

By Billy Anders

With Windows , we are introducing wireless display developed on the Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) Miracast wireless display specification, so you can now wirelessly project to a big screen without fussing with proprietary technologies, network access, and different display cables and… Read more

Windows Phone Next App Star—it’s down to 32

By Michael Stroh

Your Final Four bracket might be a bust, but you can still be a winner in Windows Phone Next App Star, our ongoing bracketed app tournament pitting developers from around the world against each Round Three of the competition kicks… Read more

Skulls of the Shogun now available in the Windows Store

By Brandon LeBlanc

I have been hearing a lot about this new game called Skulls of the Shogun from Skulls of the Shogun is a turn-based strategy game that “was thrown in a blender with classic 80's and 90's arcade brawlers” where players… Read more

Kinect for Windows SDK Update Released

By Gavin Gear

If you’ve been waiting for the updated Kinect for Windows release, I have good news for Today, the updated Kinect for Windows SDK and Kinect for Windows toolkit were released, and are available for public download! Since I started developing… Read more

21 days and counting…

By Brandon LeBlanc

In just 21 days, Windows 8 will be available to people And we’re excited! To celebrate, we have several events taking place in cities all around the Just a few weeks ago, we held a coding marathon with developers in… Read more

Thinking about making an app? Now’s the time.

By Michael Stroh

You’ve had your Windows Phone for a while now, but recently started to get the itch to create your own Maybe it’s because you want something for your business, or your kids, or to make life easier—or just to prove… Read more

Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we’ve completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM They can… Read more