Gameloft officially announced the termination of support for two of their popular titles on the Windows Phone.
What then does Microsoft's Windows development strategy look like today? The rallying call now is not One Windows, but rather modernisation.
If you have downloaded and installed the Fall Creators Update, you know what a time-consuming process it is.
There is also an evolving Yahei font for Chinese text that the company is improving. The world is expanding more capabilities faster than most of us can learn the technologies.
We fixed an issue resulting in UNC paths not being recognized when typed using the touch keyboard with the Japanese layout. We're investing in ML.
That's not all either. "Additionally, we heard your feedback and improved setting descriptions to help you more easily understand the available accessibility features". Microsoft introduced a new home and experience for startup apps in the last Redstone 4 preview, Build 17017.
Interestingly, all of the top ten widely used Windows Phone handsets (which you can see in the slideshow below) are not scheduled to receive the Windows 10 Mobile Fall Creators Update. While this is a nice feature, I still have some complaints. I tried it with a simple Windows Forms application in Visual Studio. Microsoft sounds pretty confident in this feature and claims Controlled Folder Access is "a powerful tool that can render ransomware attacks worthless". The Redmond Giant discontinued the Mainstream support for the Operating system on April 14, 2009 and the extended support was pulled in April 2014.
Fluent Design System, Microsoft's new design language, continues to bring changes to the Windows interface. Its themes are light, depth, motion, materials and scale.
But it wasn't just the support for Dungeon Hunter 5 and Sniper Fury that will be discontinuedas the cessation is also extended to the rest of the titles according to OneWindows.
Microsoft after releasing its significant update this year, that's the Windows 10 fall creators update which brought tons of new features and some of them tailored towards the creative audience.
This only consists of minor tweaks and bug fixes, mind, although it does rejig "ease of access" settings to better organize them, and introduces a new option for universal apps which run on startup that allows the user to view all tasks specified by the app developer.