Best Windows 10 apps this week

Four-hundred-and-three in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps, games and extensions released for Windows 10 on the Microsoft Store in the past seven days.

Microsoft released new Intel microcode updates this week to address certain flaws in Intel processors.

As always, if I've missed an app or game that has been released this week that you believe is particularly good, let me know in the comments below or notify me via email.


Discounts this week

The following list is a selection of the best deals. Make sure you check out the Store for all offers.

Some apps are discounted for more than one week. Only new apps and games are listed below. Check out the previous post in the series for past offers that may still be valid.

  1. Bluetooth Any, for $1.79
  2. GeoMeterPro 10, for $4.99
  3. Ink Calendar, for $4.99
  4. Live Home 3D Pro, for $19.99
  5. Metro Commander Pro, for $1.99
  6. Mind Maps Pro, for $9.99

New Windows apps and games


ControlUWP is a new desktop program for Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system to control various system settings from its interface.

The application combines links to internal Windows administrative interfaces with direct manipulation of Registry entries to make changes from within the application.

Usage is very simple: select one of the categories, e.g. Edge, Search, or Privacy, pick one of the available options, and hit the Apply button to apply the change on the system.

Minecraft Dungeons: Creeping Winter -- Windows 10 ($5.99)

Minecraft Dungeons: Creeping Winter, is the long awaited, DLC for the game that introduces new missions, bosses, weapons, artifacts and environments.

Since it is a DLC, it is required that you own Minecraft Dungeons.

Notable updates

Microsoft Edge 86 (currently in Beta) introduces interesting options such as a rollback option to restore the previous version of (the new) Edge, automatic profile switching on Windows 7 and 8.1 systems, or Secure DNS support.

Microsoft Whiteboard update introduces a new poll feature on Windows 10 and iOS.

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