To educated developers how to get their app promoted in the Windows Phone Store, Microsoft Windows Phone team started a new blog series to share the guidelines.
"Many of you have inquired about how we select the apps we promote and how to get your app considered for promotion. Starting with their Jan. 31 post, LeMonds will be sharing with you on a regular basis our guiding principles (and a few of our secrets)," wrote Kami LeMonds, merchandising manager for the Windows Phone Store.
"This is especially important for those of you participating in the Windows Phone Next App Star contest, because these principles will be used to evaluate the quality of your apps, representing 50% of your overall assessment," she adds.
Microsoft also posted a video on getting started "how to sign in to Office 365 Home Premium."
"Spend a minute (literally, it's only one minute) watching the below video to learn how to get started, so you can begin taking advantage of your Office subscription benefits, like online SkyDrive storage," the Office team wrote.
In another video, the company provides users with key information on the built-in productivity tools in the new Office suite.
Rumor has it that Microsoft is also preparing a Metro version of the Office solution that would run in Modern UI exclusively and would be completely optimized for the touch.
Watch the two video embedded below.
Also, in a blog post, Microsoft posted answer to questions received through customers about what is included in Office 365 Home Premium and the fastest ways to get started with the new service.
Which should I get: Office 365 Home Premium or a traditional Office 2013 edition?
Here is some general buying advice:
Subscription is probably right if you:
- Have three or more devices (Windows tablets, PCs or Macs) in your household
- Are a university student
- Want the very latest technology, upgrade your devices frequently (three years or faster), or use Outlook, Publisher or Access
Check more Q&A here….
Update 02/08: In the video bleow, Microsoft shows how to use Office anywhere with Office on Demand. "Just sign in to Office of Demand. All you need is a computer using Windows 7 or 8 and an internet connection," the office team stated.
Update 02/13: Microsoft pushed five new quick videos helping to get to know Office 365 Home Premium:
Five computers, additional 20GB of storage, and more: Your Office 365 Home Premium subscription
Your Office on up to 5 computers. Additional 20GB of storage in SkyDrive. 60 anywhere minutes with Skype. Use Office anywhere. Learn how to get the most out of your Office 365 Home Premium subscription.
Getting started: How to sign in to Office
Spend just a minute (literally, the video is one minute) learning how to get started, so you can begin taking advantage of your Office subscription benefits, like online SkyDrive storage.
Use your Office anywhere with Office on Demand
Wishing you had access to your Office subscription and documents while on a friend's computer, at the library, or in a hotel business center? Just sign in to Office on Demand.
Run your Office on up to five computers
You can install your Office subscription on up to five PCs and Macs. Learn more about how to manage your installations.
Plenty of Office for everyone: Adding family members to Office
"It's mine!" "No, it's mine!" Don't worry, there's enough Office for the whole family. With Office 365 Home Premium you can support multiple users, each with their own documents and settings.