Microsoft rolls out a new update for People app

Windows 10's Screen Sketch is now to be called Snip & Sketch and lets users snip and draw on screen captures.               Image Microsoft

Most importantly, developers will no longer be able to submit new apps targeting Windows Phone 8.x or earlier or Windows 8/8.1 as of October 31.

Microsoft gave the still-twitching corpse of Windows Phone another kick yesterday as it confirmed plans to stop app updates from July 2019.

Crucially, while updates will no longer be distributed to older devices after the above dates, developers for these apps can still publish updates.

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha as pilgrims conduct hajj rites
It is also when Hajj, a pilgrimage which all able-bodied Muslims are required to complete once in their lives, takes place. It is here that Muslims believe the devil tried to talk the Prophet Ibrahim out of submitting to God's will.

Today, Microsoft announced that this is soon coming to an end. Spotted by Windows Observer, Microsoft recently released a new version of the Windows 10 Photos app, complete with a new image editing UI. It's no surprise, given that Windows Phone 8.1 hasn't been supported in over a year. The upgrade will not be made available automatically. According to NetMarketShare.com, Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 devices account for a scarcely measurable 0.02 per cent of the mobile market.

If you're running on Windows 10 then you can head below to download the latest update from the Microsoft Store. That unwelcoming atmosphere was extended to Windows Phone 8, which was actually less problematic, forever cursing that "8" generation. The app will allow smartphone users to sync their notes from their Windows 10 PC to the cloud and access them while on the go.

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