For some apps (especially games) it is not uncommon for the app to get into a state where it needs to restart – perhaps after a license update, after installing downloadable content, its caches have become corrupt or unwieldy, or for any other reason where the app needs to refresh state from scratch. In earlier […]Read more "How to Restart your App Programmatically"
Today, Adobe announced that Flash will no longer be supported after 2020. Microsoft will phase out support for Flash in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer ahead of this date. Flash led the way on the web for rich content, gaming, animations, and media of all kinds, and inspired many of the current web standards powering […]Read more "The End of an Era – Next Steps for Adobe Flash"
In the last post, we explored using XamlCompositionBrushBase and LoadedImageSurface to create custom CompositionBrushes that can be used to paint XAML elements directly in your markup. In today’s post, we’ll continue our look into the new improvements made to the XAML and Visual Layer Interop APIs available in the Windows 10 Creators Update. In this […]Read more
We’re extremely excited to announce the Windows Template Studio 1.2. What makes this release even more special is we’ve been accepted into the .NET Foundation! We are thrilled to be accepted in. In this release, our major new feature is adding content into an existing application with Right-click add. We’ve grown up past only File->New […]Read more "Windows Template Studio 1.2 released!"
Microsoft has released its first major update for Windows 10 PCs and tablets. It also launched a Windows 10-powered update for its Xbox One gaming console that lets users play many of their Xbox 360 games on the newer console. And its Cortana virtual assistant finally arrives in Canada – in English only. A “test […]Read more "Windows 10: Microsoft releases 1st major update"
MICROSOFT has today ended mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 – the most popular version of its mobile operating system – forcing users to upgrade to Windows 10. Windows Phone 8.1 support has this week ended. Those who are still using a smartphone powered by Windows Phone 8.1, it’s time to upgrade the operating system. […]Read more "Windows Phone is dead – Here’s why you need to upgrade your smartphone today"
All the best services from the most secure to the most affordable One of the perks of having Windows as your operating system is that you have a lot of options when choosing a VPN service (or any software, for that matter). Virtually every VPN service caters to users of the most popular desktop OS […]Read more "Best VPN for Windows: Our 5 top choices"