Why I Think Microsoft Killed Project Astoria

Why I Think Microsoft Killed Project Astoria

It’s the normal news cycle. On Friday, we found out that Microsoft might be killing the Project Astoria bridge. On Monday, everyone writes about why they think it happened. I felt like I should throw my hat into the ring, as I have a theory that no one seems to be voicing. First, a little backstory. Microsoft announced four “bridges” to help close the so-called “app gap” and bring more apps to the Universal Windows…

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Project Astoria Might Not be a Thing Anymore

Project Astoria Might Not be a Thing Anymore

Microsoft has an app problem. A big one. If you’re a Windows Phone user, you’re all too familiar with it. With Windows 10 on the way (well, mostly already here), Microsoft has a number of strategies in place to close the so-called “app gap”. Just to get it out of the way, let’s talk about the universal app strategy. The universal app strategy is the idea that a developer can create one app that works…

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How To Install Google Play Services on Windows 10 Mobile

How To Install Google Play Services on Windows 10 Mobile

I’ve been playing around with Project Astoria for the last week or so. Last week, I did a tutorial on how to install Android apps on a Windows 10 Mobile device, which was a very requested video. Then, people started requesting two more videos: what happens if you try to install Android apps on Windows 10 Mobile devices that aren’t supported by Project Astoria, and how can you install Google Play Services on a Windows…

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Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile: Installing on Unsupported Devices

Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile: Installing on Unsupported Devices

I try to respond to all comments and when people request a video, I try to make it happen. That’s why I made a tutorial last week about how to install Android apps on Windows 10 Mobile devices. Two more videos were requested: what happens if you try to install Android apps on an unsupported device, and how to install Google Play Services.

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How To Install Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile

How To Install Android Apps on Windows 10 Mobile

One of the most requested videos to make as of late was a tutorial on how to install Android apps on Windows 10 Mobile. The process is fairly simple, so I made a tutorial video on it. Currently, Android apps on Windows 10 Mobile, known as Project Astoria, is only available on the following devices:

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