Posts Tagged ‘w8cp’

Windows 8 Release Preview will be released in first week of June – W8CP used twice as much as Windows 7 beta

We all are excited about the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Microsoft gave us a really fast and stable OS preview at the end of February. Announce…Windows 8 Release Preview first week of June.Here’s the announce from Japan’s Windows 8 Dev Days #thankyou twitter.com/BuildWindows8/… — Building Windows 8 (@BuildWindows8) April 24, 2012 Only a few minutes […]


W8CP: Windows Store will soon accept app submissions from 33 new countries

Today I read some interesting news about the next upcoming pre-release of Windows 8. Microsoft is going to extend the ability to submitt apps to 33 new countries. Those countries are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, […]


(List Updated) W8CP: Windows Store will have a browser frontend (and a list of all available apps)

Today we found out, that the Windows Store for Windows Apps will also get a browser frontend. The domain registered for this is http://apps.microsoft.com. Right now, you will get an 403 error, if you navigate to that address in your browser. But there is also good news: the sitemap is accessible. Updating the list If […]


How to access W8CP store of foreign regions

As I noticed in one of my previous posts, there is a list of all available apps for Windows 8. If you have followed the link, you might have noticed that there are some apps which are regionally restricted. But you can download them as well, and this post will tell you about how to. […]


How to change language on W8CP

Today I want to talk about a nice little feature in Windows 8. You can switch nearly seamlessly between different languages. Here is a little guide: Go to the control panel in desktop mode of Windows 8 and click on language. If you do not see the icon click on “view by:” and select the […]


Bing Maps SDK on Windows 8 (W8CP)

With the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, it was only a matter of time that Microsoft releases some new SDKs to us developers. We are starting with the Bing Maps SDK. Bing Maps SDK for Windows 8 Metro style apps Microsoft´s Bing Maps team released a new SDK for Windows 8. You can […]