Microsoft Redesigns the Windows Store by Adding Categories

Radu Tyrsina By: Radu Tyrsina
Less than a 1 minute read

Home » News » Microsoft Redesigns the Windows Store by Adding Categories

Albeit categories have been available in the Windows Store for a while now, some users, including myself, are seeing the categories in the featured area for the first time.
windows store redesign
Recently, I’ve been having quite a lot of problems with the Windows Store – I’ve been getting a lot of glitches and errors and the app updates wouldn’t install at all. Then, when trying to go to the featured area of the Windows Store, everything seemed scrambled there and with glitches.

As it turns out, it was caused by a change that Microsoft was bringing to the Windows Store. Maybe I am getting this too late, but now, I don’t have to right-click anymore in order to bring up the categories, as they are now showing near the featured apps are, to the right.

Read Also: Windows 8.1 Update Makes Bing Desktop Available for Download

Let me know if you have seen this change take place in your region sooner than it did for me. As for the update itself, it’s quite useful when you are looking to download and install Windows 8 apps from a particular category.


Next up

We answer: Where’s the Windows 10 Startup folder?

Matthew Adams By: Matthew Adams
3 minute read

Windows 10’s Task Manager utility includes a Startup tab. That is Windows 10’s default startup manager with which users can disable startup software. However, Task […]

Continue Reading

What to do if Windows was unable to format your pen drive

Aleksandar Ognjanovic By: Aleksandar Ognjanovic
4 minute read

USB flash drives (pen drives, flash sticks) almost completely moved disks out of the picture. They are fast, you can write anything you want whenever […]

Continue Reading

FIX: Oops there was a problem with dictation in Microsoft Office

Aleksandar Ognjanovic By: Aleksandar Ognjanovic
3 minute read

Using speech instead of typing has more than one advantage. Lots of users strongly prefer dictation and, even though it’s still unbrushed feature, it’s getting […]

Continue Reading