Microsoft Garage Introduces News Pro for iOS

Microsoft Garage Introduces News Pro for iOS

Today, Microsoft Garage released yet another app for iOS that isn’t available on Windows Phone. This one is called News Pro. The idea is to deliver, you guessed it, news. It’s supposed to deliver news around your work. To be completely honest, I can’t get the app to actually run. First, here’s the description and some screenshots.

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Microsoft Finally Merges the Windows 10 Stores

Microsoft Finally Merges the Windows 10 Stores

When Microsoft announced Windows 10, they promised a universal Store. You would be able to get Windows Phone apps on Windows for PCs, which would definitely assist the app effort for Windows tablets. I had assumed that they were talking about Windows 10 universal apps. Windows 10 universal apps are one app that runs on Windows Phones, PCs, Xbox, and HoloLens using responsive design. No, apparently they’re talking about actual Windows Phone 8.1 apps that…

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Microsoft on Android: Arrow Launcher

Microsoft on Android: Arrow Launcher

More and more people are speculating that Android is Microsoft’s plan B. Whether or not this is true, and we can talk until we’re blue in the face about how bad it would be for Microsoft’s ecosystem, but the evidence is clearly there. Of course, Microsoft supports their own apps in Android, such as OneDrive, OneNote, Skype, Office, and so on, but they’ve also put quite a lot of effort into a few Android projects…

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Microsoft Releases Major Update to App Studio

Microsoft Releases Major Update to App Studio

If you’re not familiar with Microsoft’s Windows App Studio, it’s pretty awesome. I’m a programmer; however, I’m also a blogger and a YouTuber and a marketer and a salesman and just about everything else you could imagine, so coding an app is pretty low on my list of priorities. That’s when I decided to try the Windows App Studio to create a For the Love of Tech app. It was a long time ago that…

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Microsoft’s Arrow Launcher Available for Android!

Microsoft’s Arrow Launcher Available for Android!

You knew Microsoft was working on a launcher, right? Well, they were and it was released today. 1) it’s called Arrow Launcher and 2) it’s fucking awesome. I was on the public beta and I thoroughly enjoyed it, although I spend limited time with Android. Well, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is one of my daily drivers, but surprisingly enough, I actually enjoy Samsung’s latest versions of Touchwiz. Anyway, check out Arrow Launcher:

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Halo: Spartan Strike and Halo: Spartan Assault get Major Updates on iOS

Halo: Spartan Strike and Halo: Spartan Assault get Major Updates on iOS

Fan of Halo: Spartan Assault and Halo: Spartan Strike? I sure as hell am. Were you super excited when the sequel, Halo: Spartan Strike came out and they released both games on iOS? Me too. There were, of course, just a couple things missing from Halo: Spartan Assault and Halo: Spartan Strike on iOS. An update today brings some of those features.

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Could C# be the one language to rule them all?

Could C# be the one language to rule them all?

Being a developer, it is important to continue to learn about new languages as you are being asked to create solutions for multiple platforms.  The reason why we have so many languages is because on a hardware level each CPU uses a different assembly language to run their instructions.  Due to this fact not every language is able to run on every platform.  For this to work you would need to have multiple companies that are…

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Say Good-Bye to Photosynth

Say Good-Bye to Photosynth

By Rich W Woods Remember Photosynth? It’s that really awesome Microsoft app that stitches together photos to make panoramas that you never really use? Well, as it turns out, your neglect has consequences. Microsoft is officially ending support for Photosynth. This means that it will no longer be available in the Windows Phone Store or the iOS App Store. Microsoft is keeping Photosynth.net alive and encouraging users to upload their Photosynth panoramas. It wasn’t immediately…

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