September 24, 2013
Staff App Pick: Guru PlaySchool

The app takes a multi-sensory approach to learning, using music, encouraging sounds, real life pictures and amazing 10 finger touch experiences — all while helping to build a child’s vocabulary. And there are no ads.

September 12, 2013
You can help decide what features come next in the Excel Web App

Building a new version of Excel for the Web means a lot of prioritizing – but you help decide what features goes into it. See what features the team has got on its list – and take the survey to make sure your voice is heard as they’re building the next version.

September 10, 2013
Staff App Pick: Weather Flow

Hands down, it’s beautiful. But it’s also full of useful features, like the ability to customize your lock screen with the current weather and five-day forecast.

August 28, 2013
Foursquare app checks in at the Windows Store

The first-ever Foursquare app designed for large-screen devices is now available exclusively on Windows 8. The popular social app, which has over 35 million users worldwide, lets you find and “check in” at interesting places around you, as well as share photos, reviews and tips about your personal favorite spots.

August 22, 2013
App of the Week: Lights … camera … Disney Infinity: Action!

In the new, free Windows 8 app Disney Infinity: Action!, you can be both the director and the star of your own original movie, with central casting bringing in characters from “The Incredibles,” “Monsters University,” and the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise.