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Microsoft details its Windows Store applications hub - $1.49 minimum price, up to 20/80 revenue split

0. phoneArena 07 Dec 2011, 02:48 posted on

Microsoft released the details about its Windows Store applications shop for Metro style apps, which will be active with the first public beta of Windows 8 in February. Nothing is said at this time whether it will also include non-Metroified programs, you know, like all of those you currently use on your PC, but Microsoft has said before that it will be a one stop shop for all Windows software...

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posted on 07 Dec 2011, 02:59 1

1. XiphiasGladius (Posts: 804; Member since: 21 Aug 2011)


Looks like the Dark Horse of the OS giants is starting to gear up. . .

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 04:24 1

2. shy2papa (Posts: 211; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)


Seems i might shift to Linux, $999 app what would it do make your system hack the pentagon hehehehe.

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 05:51 1

3. skyline100 (Posts: 17; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


There are some professional programs for designers/engineers do worth more than $999. AutoCAD, Esteerm for example.

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 06:52

4. Glim12808 (Posts: 393; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


If you find apps costing $999 exhorbitant, then you probably don't use, never have, and never will use those types of apps in your whole life. But hey, there's always Angry Birds so what's the problem!

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 11:44

5. Penny (Posts: 1247; Member since: 04 Feb 2011)


I know, some apps are crazy expensive. But in the case of Windows, we have to remember that app = software. Real software. So like the others said, I am sure this includes many professional software suites that get up there in price.

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