Core Windows 8.1 Apps Receive Massive Update

Radu Tyrsina
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Microsoft has released updates for all of its core built-in Windows 8.1 apps in an unexpected moves. Some of the apps have received earlier updates, such as Windows Reading List and Bing Food and Drink, but now all of them have been updated.
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Earlier this week, we shared with you the news that the official Windows Reading List had been updated, which has been followed by an update to the Bing Food and Drink app. When I checked the Windows Store on my other Windows 8.1 laptop, I saw that the Windows Store was full with 18 app updates. What’s strange is that on my newer Windows 8.1 Lenovo laptop I haven’t been able to replicate this, but this might be a slight delay.

Built-in Windows 8.1 apps get updated

If you have turned off app updates, you will probably also see them. Just like in the right screenshot, you can see what Windows 8.1 core apps have been updated:

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