With Facebook Ready to Go, Windows 8 Finally Gets Some App Respect

Today, Microsoft announced that Facebook, Flipboard, and NFL Fantasy Football would all soon have official apps. That may not be an earth-shaking revelation, but it's a sign that some big names are ready to step up and give Windows 8 the old Metro try. » 6/26/13 4:34pm 6/26/13 4:34pm

Windows 8 Store Will Offer Free Seven Day Trials for Paid Apps

Microsoft has released the details on how they plan to run the apps released through the new App Store coming with Windows 8. We have known about the store for a long time, but this is the first time we've heard about the inner workings of the apps, like the cut Microsoft plans to take. » 7/20/12 4:40pm 7/20/12 4:40pm

Windows 8 Will Have an App Store After All

Talk of a Windows 8 app store has swirled around our feet like the approaching fall leaves (there's something about operating systems that gets me all poetic), but Microsoft's never broached the subject—until now, on their new blog. » 8/18/11 4:08am 8/18/11 4:08am