1. eddlang's Avatar
    I thought we could use a list of official major windows store apps that have either been abandoned by their developers and/or badly lack in features compared to their iOS and android counterparts or are outright missing. The developers of such apps truly deserve to be in this great hall.

    (D): Desktop
    (P): Phone

    Abandoned:

    • ebay, Adobe Reader, Hulu Plus, Allrecipes: 11/2014 (P)
    • Amazon Kindle, newegg, RadioTunes: 9/2014 (P)
    • Flixster, Fandango: 7/2014 (P)
    • Pizza Hut: 6/2014 (P)
    • Vimeo, McDonald's, Hobby Lobby: 4/2014 (P)
    • Garmin StreetPilot: 3/2014 (P)
    • Waze: 2/2014 (P)
    • LinkedIn: 12/2013 (P)
    • Tumblr: 9/2013 (P)
    • MapQuest: 8/2013 (P)
    • SoundHound: 5/2013 (P)
    • Speedtest.net: 4/2013 (P)
    • Crackle: 8/2012 (P)
    • IMDb: 6/2012 (P)
    • Crunchyroll: 5/2012 (P)
    • ...


    Lacking in features:

    • Skype
    • ...


    Missing:

    • Almost the entirety of google apps
    • Intuit's apps e.g. Mint
    • SoundCloud
    • ...


    I didn't have much time to research, so the current list is quite short. Please fill free to reply with the names of such apps and pointing out the category they should be put in and which platform.
    If the app is lacking in features, if possible, point out what's missing exactly.

    I'll add them to the list periodically. If I've made a mistake, please let me know.
    If a developer is working on a UWP app, point it out so that I'll add a note.
    Last edited by eddlang; 12-12-2015 at 05:19 PM.
    12-10-2015 06:08 PM
  2. theefman's Avatar
    Skype - lacking in features compared to the ios and android versions.
    12-10-2015 06:28 PM
  3. PachecoCorporationCeo's Avatar
    Windows Phone/Mobile (P/T?) 2010-2015 Developer: Microsoft Shame! Shame! Lacking...well you know.
    12-10-2015 06:56 PM

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