• Hands-on with Microsoft's new Xbox Game Pass app for iOS, Android

    28 days ago - By iMore

    At Gamescom 2018, Microsoft debuted a new Xbox Game Pass mobile app for Android and iOS, allowing you to browse and push game installations remotely to your console.
    Xbox Game Pass is a $9.99 per month service that gives you subscription access to dozens of games. It also has some true headliners, such as Fallout 4, DOOM, and The Division.
    During Gamescom 2018 , Microsoft unveiled a new Xbox Game Pass app for Android and iOS mobile devices, allowing subscribers to browse the catalog of available titles from their phones, while also pushing installations remotely over the internet. At the...
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  • Would you swap Android or iOS for Windows XP Mobile - 2018 Edition?

    Would you swap Android or iOS for Windows XP Mobile - 2018 Edition?

    28 days ago - By Beta News

    Microsoft's plan with Windows 10 was to hit a billion devices within a couple of years, but that all hinged on the OS being a hit on PC, tablet, and mobile. Sadly, Windows 10 Mobile was a costly flop, and ultimately led to Microsoft's exit from the mobile market. It's been rumored for a while that the tech giant might be planning a return to the space with a folding Surface Phone, but it's going to need more than the right hardware - the operating system will have to appeal to users of Android and iOS, and give them a...
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  • Microsoft Won't Accept New Windows 8 Apps After October 31st

    Microsoft Won't Accept New Windows 8 Apps After October 31st

    28 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Microsoft has been completely focused on Windows 10 over the past couple of years and it would like developers and creators to do the same. The company has decided to stop accepting new Windows 8 apps later this year. This is a subtle nudge to developers that they should focus their energies on creating apps for Windows 10 instead.
    Microsoft has confirmed on its official blog that it's going to stop accepting new apps for Windows Phone 8.x or earlier and Windows 8/8.1 from October 31st. The company will later also stop distributing app updates to the aforementioned versions. Updates will...
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