Best Windows 10 apps this week
Four-hundred-and-four 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.
The new Microsoft Edge browser that is based on Chromium, is now pushed to further Windows devices via Windows Update. Check out Mark's article for more information.
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.
- blue light filter - CareUEyes, for $5.49
- Boom 3D, for $13.59
- Grapholite - Diagrams, Flow Charts and Floor Plans Designer, for $31.99
- Master of Typing for Kids - Learn to type, for free (with in-app purchases)
- Speech Central: Voice Reader, for $6.99
- WiFi Analyzer Tool, for $1.99
New Windows apps and games
Designed for the Lego Mindstorms Education EV3 Core Set, EV3 Classroom LEGO Education brings STEM and robotics learning to secondary students.
The program may be used to design and program robots. The programming language is based on Scratch, a visual programming language that is easy to learn.
The application replaces the default audio/brightness/airplane flyouts of Windows 10 with a modern UI that is based on Windows 10X.
Mouse pointer highlight is a basic app for Windows 10 to highlight the mouse pointer and mouse clicks on the device when it is running.
Twitter for Windows 10 changes the "tweet with comments" option to "quote tweets". Update introduces other improvements such as automatically hiding media buttons on smaller screens in the direct messages interface or emoji picker improvements.
Windows Package Manager update introduces support for a curated list of store apps for developers.
Your Phone feature to run Android apps on the Windows 10 device is now rolling out to all users with supported devices (Samsung only currently).