At GDC, game developers reveal early success on Windows 8

This week is the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. While we’re excited about all of the new titles coming to the Windows Store, what’s most interesting for app builders are the new ways to reach the millions of Windows 8 customers and make the biggest return on your investment. Back in November we talked…


Mark your calendars: Build 2013 will be June 26-28 in San Francisco

Today we announced that our next developer conference, Build 2013, is taking place June 26-28, 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Save the date and mark your calendar for the opening of registration next week, at 9 a.m. PT on Tuesday, April 2 at www.buildwindows.com. At Build, we’ll share updates and talk about…


Twitter for Windows 8 now available in the Windows Store

Twitter for Windows 8 is now available in the Windows Store. This app takes advantage of the unique Windows 8 experience (snapped view, live tiles, notifications, and charms) while retaining the look, feel, and functionality that customers have come to expect when using the Twitter service. Learn more at the Windows Experience Blog, where Brandon…


Delivering access to knowledge: Wikipedia

Wikipedia needs no introduction: it’s the largest encyclopedia in the world, built by users, and has become a truly indispensable resource. With users all around the world, one of their primary goals is to make it as easy to access information from any type of device, from small mobile screens to full-sized laptops and desktop…