Microsoft rolls out new Icon, more improvements for Windows 10 Store

Windows 10 logoMicrosoft has rolled out another update for Windows 10 apps today, once again without providing any change log.

Fortunately, the Windows Store, which is one of the apps that have gotten updated, includes a number of visible tweaks, such as a brand new icon that's now pinned to the taskbar.

Microsoft revamped the Windows Store completely for Windows 10, and it now has a fresh interface and new categories, such as movies, music, and TV shows. The store will soon become the home of browser extensions when this feature arrives in Edge.

But today, Redmond has made some subtle changes to the store and added a new icon that's now pinned to everyone's desktop.

At the same time, it has also removed the option that allowed users to “only update the tile when I'm on Wi-Fi,” so even if you're not using a Wi-Fi connection, the tile should now update automatically. This feature continues to be available on mobile devices though.

What's more, the “Downloads” section has been renamed to “Downloads and updates” to better express its purpose, as it can also be used to update existing applications when new versions are available.

Microsoft rolls out new Icon, more improvements for Windows 10 Store

In order to update the store app, you have to fire up the old store and check for updates. The update should be downloaded and installed automatically on your PC. Once it completes the process, the store is closed and relaunched, with the new icon to show up in the taskbar.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows 10

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1180 will be Turing-based with a 12nm FinFET die shrink
 
This only works on posts made by profiles that are public
 
 
The device will be standalone and based on a Qualcomm chipset
 
Apple plans on offering a cheaper smart speaker that will be priced at $199
 
Chrome will adopt a new approach to indicating site security
 
Data shows they are leading smartphone sale worldwide
 
Is this an error or it is really happening?
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (10)