Gears & Gadgets

Microsoft prepares to kill the Windows 8 store: No new apps from November

Microsoft Windows 8.1 dropped out of mainstream support earlier this year, entering the five-year extended support period in which it receives only security fixes. However, Microsoft is still accepting new application submissions to the Windows 8 Store. Submissions for new Windows Phone 8 apps are also currently accepted. Today, Microsoft announced that this is soon […]

Mobile

Amazon prepares to launch Echo and Alexa in Mexico, its first localized Latin American country

Amazon has announced that Alexa will soon speak Mexican Spanish as the company prepares to localize its smart virtual assistant for its first Latin American market. As of today, the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK)  — a set of self-service APIs and tools for adding skills to Alexa — is available for developers to begin building voice-enabled features […]