In advance of Windows 10, the newly redesigned store will let you find apps for all Windows devices as well as the Xbox.
Polarr opted not to build an app specifically for Apple's iOS software, instead going the less-traveled route of using more-universal Web technologies. That decision is now paying off with droves of downloads.
Apple has added an LGBT section to its App Store that showcases apps, books, movies, TV shows and podcasts to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots.
Apple's move to offer native apps that run in the Apple Watch could kick-start mainstream interest for the product -- and potentially the broader wearable category.
With Windows 10 due out this summer, the software giant wants to get rid of the junk apps littering its Windows Store.
The software maker is struggling to make sure its online stores are clean, well-lighted places for apps, even as it readies the update to its Windows operating system.
By making the app store for its own OS available nearly everywhere, the electronics giant may be trying to tempt more developers into creating apps for the platform.
The company's online stores were down for about 12 hours Wednesday because of an internal server error.
Developers will be able to buy ad space at the top of results so their apps pop up when users search for programs in Google's app store.
The "Games for Kids" section of the App Store might help allay parental concerns about the app world for kids.