Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system for PCs and tablets has hit the important 100,000-application milestone.
Google has asked Microsoft to remove its homebrew YouTube app from the Windows Store immediately, and requested that it delete the app from Windows Phone users who have already downloaded it.
After five months on the market, Microsoft is on its way to offering a viable app-store option for consumers.
But it’s not the written rules that are the problem. It’s the unwritten ones.
It doesn’t say good things about a company or a division when a leader leaves after such a short time. And, given the moves of the market in the past couple of years, I’m wondering if there’s a future for AppUp.
We’ve picked out 10 stand-out apps that look and work great on Windows 8, and which show off the platform’s potential for gorgeous graphics and tablet-friendly touch controls.
When Microsoft Windows 8 launches in 2012, it’s going after developers with one thing that truly matters to many of them: money.