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Microsoft rolls out an update to the Desktop App Converter (Project Centennial)

Microsoft rolls out an update to the Desktop App Converter (Project Centennial) Microsoft has updated their Desktop App Converter program which assists app developers in converting their.1 or Win32 desktop apps to the new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app format used in Windows 10.

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10 Ever since Microsoft announced it would launch the Windows Store as part of Windows 8, it’s drawn criticism from certain quarters.Tim Sweeney, the Unreal engine developer, has also criticized Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store and the entire concept of the Universal Windows Platform.

Microsoft responds to Epic's Tim Sweeney, says Windows 10 is indeed an open platform

Microsoft responds to Epic's Tim Sweeney, says Windows 10 is indeed an open platform He has been a vocal critic of Microsoft’s new Universal Windows Platform for quite awhile now, and he fears that Microsoft may monopolize the gaming industry.As we reported, Sweeney’s position is clear: The risk here is that, if Microsoft convinces everybody to use UWP (Universal Windows Platform), then they phase out Win32 apps.

Microsoft may be prepping a new, locked-down version of Windows, with Windows RT-like restrictions

Microsoft may be prepping a new, locked-down version of Windows, with Windows RT-like restrictions Now, however, rumors have surfaced the firm might be preparing a new OS version — Windows Cloud — that’s not actually cloud-based at all.Sharp-eyed users have spotted product definitions for a new “Windows Cloud” / “Windows Cloud N” (European version without a multimedia player packed in), and been speculating on what it might mean for the future of Windows.

Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft's Windows Cloud operating system

Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft's Windows Cloud operating system Yesterday, we reported on Windows Cloud — a new version of Microsoft’s Windows 10 that’s supposedly in the works.Tim Sweeney, the founder of Epic and lead developer on the Unreal Engine, has been a harsh critic of Microsoft and its Windows Store before.