Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: MarketJust a month after the Windows Store opened it contained almost 50% more applications than the longer-established Mac App Store.
on 11/28/2012 – Made popular on 11/28/2012
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityApple might block full-function security products from the Mac App Store, but a growing number of vendors are offering their security software through the Windows Store.
I have a Windows 8 machine I am trying to upgrade to Windows 8.1 but it's missing the Windows Store icon. Searching for "store" only brings up four or so icons for "Store documentation" and other related items, but not the actual Windows Store app icon.
How can I start the Windows Store when its icon is missing or how can I upgrade to Windows 8.1 without the Windows Store?
Microsoft made a big push to ensure that when Windows 8 went live in October, the apps in its Windows Store would not disappoint, claiming it would have more apps than any other platform at launch, and then cracking 20,000 apps within the first month.
Featured | Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Fuzzy LogicNews reports say that the Windows Store in Windows 8 has "20,000 apps", most of which are free, in its global store, but is this really true?
In the company we migrated from Windows XP to Windows 8.1. Some apps have been migrated to Windows Store Apps. We have added these line-of-business-apps (LOB) to the Windows 8.1 Client Image and deactivated the Store functionality. Now every employee has his device installed with Windows 8.1 and all Apps. No problem at all.
one page opened Win Store, i was sorting APP that i would probably never need, it was Maps APP page, i guess it tried to direct me to where i get that APP, but i had & have that APP, i just wanted info about it, then i closed Store from close button, store remained running in TaskManager, so i did EndTask, after some time (5Min-20Min) it was running on background again
In November, paid downloads of games on the Windows Store grew 34.12 percent, while free game downloads grew a more modest 13.41 percent. In the month, the Windows Store's assortment of games saw 1,311,209 paid downloads and 16,744,484 free downloads. Microsoft has released a partial dataset for its Windows Store app platform's performance in the month of November.
According to information Microsoft provides to developers, the Windows Store marketplace for applications on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 racked up roughly 1.7 million daily downloads, both free and paid, in October, a 38.56% increase since June.