For our Dutch friends, the CBR has just released a new App into the Windows Store for internal consumption of Examinators and Instructors. This is not meant for the open public, but for Driving Instructors and Driving License Examinators as they call them in the Netherlands. According to CBR, for external Instructors, this app willContinue reading “For the Dutch, CBR Exam App in the Store”
Here is an exclusive for you, Project Spark for XBox and Windows 8 is about to go Live! We caught Microsoft with its hands in the proverbial cookie jar as the adage goes. Microsoft sneaked this App for Windows 8 into the Store yesterday while everyone was in the Black-Friday mood.
This one slipped in under our radar from Microsoft Studios. Sesame Street Touch and Learn TV needs no introduction to must of you with Kids. So now you know this companion app is now in the Store to teach and entertain your young and bright spawning.
Learn while you play with this app about Human Anatomy. Click the picture to see app in the Store.
Zillow, the much sought after Realtor app for Window 8 has now dropped in the Store. I guess most of you know Zillow, especially after all those foreclosure stories. If you’re interested to know what real-estate is for grabs in your neck of the wood, this is the app for you. Go get it now!Continue reading “Zillow is now in the Windows Store”
Normally we don’t cover games here at McAkins Online like so games dedicated sites, but sometimes something comes along that is worthy of mention. One of them is this blast from the past. Those of you that saw the birth of Windows 95 with us will surely remember this game, now someone has port itContinue reading “Pinball Star–A Blast from the Past in the Store”
Here is introducing another awesome app in the Windows Store. Drawboard PDF is exactly what it is, an app to allow you draw and annotate your existing PDF files, but not only that you can also create a completely empty white PDF page and fill it up with your drawing as you deemed fit. WeContinue reading “App Highlight: Drawboard PDF”
Microsoft has introduced what we might call a pre-cursor to 3D Printing ubiquity. Since 3D is becoming common and 3D printers are becoming more and more affordable, we all need an integrated system to manage this environment, this is where Microsoft is stepping in with this 3D Builder app. With this app you can letContinue reading “Microsoft 3D Builder for 3D Printing”
With the introduction of Windows Store gift cards, you can now put money in your Microsoft account balance and use it to get paid apps in games in Windows Store, Windows Phone Store, or the Xbox Store. Well, did you know that Microsoft is giving everyone FREE gift cards? It’s True! All you have toContinue reading “Get Paid Apps and Games for Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Xbox for FREE!”
Are you in a shopping mode for a good Podcast App in the Windows Store? Well, look no further as we bring you another awesome app for your Podcast needs. Podscout promise to bridge your information world by bringing you the best of Internet News media, all collated for you for easy access. Podscout isContinue reading “App Highlight: Podscout for your Podcast addiction”
Microsoft has quietly updated the Windows Store in Windows 8.1. The update is server side. That is, you will not need to update your operating system to see the changes; it is automatically available for all users of Windows 8.1. What is the update, you might ask? Basically, the screenshots in the app landing pageContinue reading “Microsoft Updates Windows Store to Show Really Large Screenshots”
Yes! The wait is over! For all ye Flipboard fanatics out there, the gods have answered your call. Today, the Flipboard app will grace the Windows Store with its presence thereby making Win8 even more viable now for all those complaining for lack of Apps. Tom Warren broke the News today at The Verge informingContinue reading “Flipboard For Windows 8 Arrives!”
Click on this pic to see “Helpful” Yes/No figures. A picture they say is worth more than a thousand words. I think the picture above is a good testification of that age old adage. The picture shows what is wrong with the Windows Store review system. Here is an app that obviously is resonating withContinue reading “Skewed Review System in the Store”
If there ever was a popular, family-friendly, arcade game on Xbox and Windows Phone, it is UNO in all it’s variations, and now it has come to Windows 8. This app allows you to play against friends and family wherever they may be in the world. UNO & Friends is brought you FoC courtesy ofContinue reading “UNO & Friends – Xbox Game for Windows”
Good evening! Great news if you are a student. Starting today, you can download and install the full version of Visual Studio 2013 Professional. You can do this through Dreamspark. We blogged earlier that Microsoft Dreamspark users would be able to download the software on October 31, 2013. Well, today is the day. Here’s howContinue reading “Visual Studio 2013 RTM Available for Dreamspark Users!”