Yet Another Big App Waves Goodbye to Windows 8.1
Developers have started giving up on their Windows 8.1 apps, and today another big name is joining this list, leaving Microsoft’s old (but still supported) operating system with fewer choices in terms of Windows Store downloads.
The Weather Channel app would be pulled from the Windows Store, and this means that users who are still running this particular OS version would no longer be able to install the app. It’s not clear, however, if the app continues working on devices where it’s already installed.
As MSPU notes, those who are still on Windows 8.1 can obviously switch to their browser to continue using The Weather Channel, but on the other hand, features like the live tile and lock screen notifications are lost.
Full focus on Windows 10
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